Stradivarius Secret Found By Texas Chemist
Stradivarius Secret Found By Texas Chemist
Stradivarius Secret Found By Texas Chemist

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Violins made by Antonio Stradivari (1648 - 1737) are still among the most sought-after classical music instruments in the world, even though they are anything but easy to play.

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This Is What a $45 Million Viola Sounds Like | The New York Times

David Aaron Carpenter plays Suite No. 3 in C by Johann Sebastian Bach on a Stradivari viola that will have a starting price of $45 million at auction this spring at Sotheby's. Subscribe on YouTube: Read the story here: --------------------------------------------------------------- Want more from The New York Times? Watch more videos at: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Whether it's reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the latest style trends and scientific developments, New York Times video journalists provide a revealing and unforgettable view of the world. It's all the news that's fit to watch. On YouTube. This Is What a $45 Million Viola Sounds Like | The...

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Physicist William F. "Jack" Fry and violinist Rose Mary Harbison rediscover the legendary sound of the Stradivarius violin.Since the early 1700s, "Golden Age" Italian violins have been revered for their superior tone. Scores of scientists, artisans, and musicians have sought answers to the mystery of their sound, but none has been able to duplicate the magic created by these coveted instruments. Characterizing varnish, wood, and geography as secondary factors, William Fry has revived the 17th century science of levers, focusing on the violin's inner graduations.

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Many musicians prefer these 300-year-old instruments, but are they actually worth it? Subscribe to our channel! Antonio Stradivari is generally considered the greatest violin maker of all time. His violins are played by some of the top musicians in the world and sell for as much as $16 million. For centuries people have puzzled over what makes his violins so great and they are the most scientifically studied instruments in history. I spoke to two world class violinists who play Stradivarius violins as well as a violin-maker about what makes Stradivari so great. Special thanks to Stefan Avalos for the Stradivari...

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Some of you have asked to purchase the Amazon violin! Click here if you can't afford $285k:  Buy "Hallelujah" on iTunes! Buy "Thunderstruck" on iTunes! Buy "Hallelujah" Sheet Music! MY GEAR HERE (Loop Pedal, Shoulder Rest, Pickup, Rosin etc.) Why are some violins so expensive??? I went into Peter Prier and Sons in Salt Lake City, where I put to the test a violin I bought off of Amazon for $62, and an antique Italian violin for $285,000. Scroll down for answers on what makes these instruments worth so much. The first song I play is Hallelujah, and the second is...

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This is part of the following story on's Laurie Niles talks with LA Phil Associate Concertmaster Nathan Cole, who demonstrates four fine violins from Florian Leonhard Fine Violins (based in London and NY) at an event in South Pasadena, Calif. on Nov. 13, 2017. The instruments shown here include: 1695 ex-Salomon Stradivari violin, Cremona (long pattern) 1724 "Abergavenny" ex-Kavakos Antonio Stradivari violin, Cremona 1617 Girolamo Amati violin, Cremona 1862 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume violin, Paris

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The Paris Experiment: Stradivari violins, new violins, and what players really want. In September of 2012, a historic test took place in Paris, France, involving some of the worlds finest violins and violinists; a double blind comparison of old vs new violins in concert hall settings. This is a 28 minute version of a longer documentary about the proceedings. See the movie that eventually emerged from this starting point -- STRAD STYLE Available now on iTunes, Amazon, Google, Youtube. Coming soon to Blu-ray and DVD with amazing extras!

How Italian Violins Were Made - Joseph Nagyvary

Joseph Nagyvary, born in April 18, 1934, is a Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M University and has spent years studying and analyzing violins made by Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri. From 1952-1956 he attended at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest and in 1957 he went to Zurich to study under Paul Karrer. There he became fascinated by the violin when he had the opportunity to take lessons on an instrument once owned by one of his heroes, Albert Einstein. In 1963 he went to Cambridge to study under Alexander Todd at the laboratory there. He moved to America in 1964 and...

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The Great Violin Mystery, aired in October of 1981 on PBS, is an educational documentary. This video is instructive about the actual contributions of acoustical physicists to the business of making great sounding violins. Jack Fry, not an acoustical physicist but a nuclear physicist, by much simpler straightforward aurally based common sense thinking was able to contribute far more than those scientists and makers who let microphones and electronic machines do their listening for them. Note the ear protectors on the head of one such so called acoustical scientist who typifies the notion that the eyes trump...

The 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721

On June 20, 2011, Tarisio auctioned this violin for a record setting $15.9 million to an anonymous bidder - Confronted by the tragic events of the 11 March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and resulting nuclear crisis, The Nippon Music Foundation has made an extraordinary offer to assist in the recovery efforts of their native Japan. In a gesture of profound generosity they decided to sell what is considered the finest violin of their collection, the 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721, and have pledged the entire proceeds of the sale to The Nippon Foundation's Northeastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. ...

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