Cello bridge design: X marks the spot

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For many years the design of the cello bridge has remained constant – but could it be improved? Sebastian Gonzalez presents the results of a comparison between the standard French bridge and a newly designed model, while Gaian Amorim tracks the development of the bridge

The cello is a beautiful and complex instrument, known for its rich, deep sound. The bridge is an essential component of its structure, responsible for transferring the vibrational energy of the strings into the body and contributing significantly to the overall sound of the instrument…

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