‘Brava, Myra!’ - Letters to the editor: June 2023

[letter 2] Myra Ross pc David Seth Ross

A selection of letters The Strad receives each month from its readers around the world: June 2023 issue

Who wood have guessed

I was interested to read about luthier Philip Taylor’s violin made from Bog Oak (bit.ly/3H13o95) and thought the instrument quite beautiful in its black and tan livery. While the title may be technically correct, since it was specifically a Bog Oak violin, it actually isn’t the first bog wood violin ever built, nor is it likely the ‘oldest’…

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