A chance to check out the decorated viola that is the subject of The Strad Podcast Episode #11

Have a close up look at the viola based on the 1696 ‘Spanish Court’ Stradivari, made especially for violist Jesus Rodolfo by Spanish luthier Diego del Valle.

The original instrument is part of a quartet set that is on display at the Royal Court Palace in Madrid. Listen to Jesus Rodolfo speak about the instrument and hear it being played in The Strad Podcast Episode #11

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Read: In Focus: An 1875 viola by Domenico Degani

Listen: The Strad Podcast Episode #4: Francesca Dego on playing ‘Il Cannone’

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