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Mondomusica New York 2013 to Host Landmark US Rare Instrument Exhibit

Violins and tools from the Stradivari workshop will be on display in the States for the first time

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Where Is the Violin Auction Market Heading?

Record-breaking sales from familiar names continue making headlines and defining the market, but bargains abound for string players and investors

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How to Grasp When Originality Matters in Vintage Bows

Antique bows are fragile, so when shopping for one, knowing a little can help a lot

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Beyond Spruce & Maple

Luthiers are opening new frontiers using nontraditional woods

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Mondomusica 2011 in Cremona, Italy

Guadagnini’s 300th anniversary and several new books top the trade show’s highlights

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Implications of Summer Weather on Violin Making

In humid weather, the wood swells and becomes more malleable

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Luthier Reflects on Life After the MacArthur Grant

Joseph Curtin on research, violin making, and the new developments in the perception of sound

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