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Barry Blackwood


Post Posted 18 May 2017 10:32 am     Reply with quote

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/05/million-dollar-strads-fall-modern-violins-blind-sound-check
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Clyde Mattocks


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Kinston, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 18 May 2017 12:28 pm     Reply with quote

Newer nigh end guitars tend to be brighter than the old classics and lots of people prefer them. This may be happening in the world of violins as well.
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Douglas Schuch


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Post Posted 18 May 2017 2:48 pm     Reply with quote

Now if those Stradivari had developed a push/pull violin, there would be no question of the superior sound.... just don't blind-test it!
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Rick Barnhart


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Post Posted 18 May 2017 2:52 pm     Reply with quote

Think about that a second, Douglas. Wouldn't bowing a violin be the original push/pull concept?
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