Analysing the ‘Boissier, Sarasate’: Stradivari à la mode

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George Stoppani presents the results of an investigation into the acoustics of the ‘Boissier, Sarasate’, focusing primarily on the ‘signature modes’

Experimental modal analysis (where a real object is measured rather than via a computer simulation) is helpful in lutherie in two main ways. Firstly, it provides a great deal of information about what instruments actually do when they vibrate, and how they function as sound-radiating machines…

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