The Library of Congress instrument collection includes this
violin, once played by Evelyn Spitalny. It's labelled as a
Bergonzi, but curator Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford is not so sure. Do
you have any ideas?
These photos of damage to a guitar reportedly sustained during an American Airlines flight is strong reminder of why players of valuable instruments refuse to let them out of their sight.
It is worth noting that an average conservatoire level violin will likely cost as much or more than even the