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Stringtelligence by Thomastik-Infeld - Double bass strings

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In the latest instalment of his monthly blog, Franz Klanner, director of engineering and technology at Thomastik-Infeld, discusses double bass strings

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Stringtelligence by Thomastik-Infeld: What are violin, viola, cello and bass strings made out of?

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Different string materials are known for producing different sound properties. Franz Klanner, director of engineering and technology at Thomastik-Infeld explores some of them

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We examine the ‘Willemotte’ violin of 1734 – a masterpiece of Stradivari’s late period, now owned by Leonidas Kavakos. There’s an article on a newly discovered cadenza to Beethoven’s Violin Concerto by Vieuxtemps, and a look at the history of the viola d’amore..

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