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Myrna Herzog and Shlomo Moyal

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How a flight-damaged Edward Lewis viola da gamba rose from the ashes

2019-11-19T11:34:00+00:00

After being seriously damaged in an Alitalia flight, a historical viola da gamba made by Edward Lewis was amazingly brought back to life by Shlomo Moyal. Here is the story of the instrument, to tie in with this month’s Making Matters

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Making Matters: a phoenix from the ashes

2019-11-13T13:39:00+00:00

Luthier Shlomo Moyal explains how he restored a 1685 viola da gamba that had been almost destroyed, in a project that took a whole year of patient reconstruction

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Exploring the fascinating story of the 1677 'Romanov' Nicolò Amati viola – once part of Russia's Imperial Collection. Plus, the Royal Danish Orchestra's fine instrument collection, and casting professional musicians in film and TV roles.

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