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  •  Actually, I'm a bit jealous (3+ / 0-)

    of the fact that you actually got to hold one. While the Strad is not really an ancient artifact, it is an amazing piece of beauty both in its physical shape and in the music it produces. I was in grade school when I first heard a Strad being played and was transfixed by the beauty it produced.

    •  My friend, who is a luthier ... (2+ / 0-)
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      RiveroftheWest, Ojibwa

      can trace his training apprenticeship  through a succession of luthiers back to Cremona. There was no pretension in the violin other than it was just right. It was the first violin I had ever held in my life.  

      JON

      "Upward, not Northward" - Flatland, by EA Abbott

      by linkage on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:24:08 PM PDT

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