The Academy of Ancient Music has produced this film exploring the craft of cello maker Robin Aitchison, focusing on his copies of instruments by Stradivari, Montagnana and Guadagnini.

The film is the first in a series called Breaking Down Baroque to be released by the Academy of Ancient Music and The Space which explore the instruments, composers, and performance techniques of the baroque era.

The Space is a digital agency established by Arts Council England and the BBC to help promote digital engagement across the arts and cultural sector. 

Film by Jessie Rodger