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A closer look: Examining the ‘Salabue, Martzy’ violin

2024-06-19T09:16:00+01:00

The Strad’s lutherie consultant Philip Ihle put together this month’s poster of the ‘Salabue, Martzy’. Here he points out several extra details to help luthiers make an exact copy of the instrument

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Raising the bar: Bass-bar experiments

2024-06-19T09:14:00+01:00

Joseph Curtin reports on a series of experiments at the 2023 Oberlin Acoustics Workshop, which attempted to ascertain the acoustic effects of altering the height and scoop of the violin’s bass-bar

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In Focus: A 1969 viola by Gio Batta Morassi

2024-06-19T09:13:00+01:00

Yuri Pochekin examines his own mentor’s viola