This short video shows a visualisation of the inside of the 'Benvenuti' violin made by Antonio Stradivari in Cremona, Italy, in 1727. The 360-degree rendering of the instrument's interior was made using scans taken at the Vienna Micro-CT Lab.
Andrea Zanrè tells the story of the ‘Benvenuti’ violin, while Rudolf Hopfner uses detailed micro-CT scans to reveal its secrets in The Strad's December 2016 issue, out now.
A poster of the instrument, including measurements, is available from The Strad Shop.
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3D imaging: Stradivarius 'Benvenuti' violin, 1727