To Help Digitize and Preserve the Sound of Stradivarius Violins, a City in Italy Has Gone Silent

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The day will presumably come when the last Stradivarius goes to sleep, but by that time the sounds they made will still be wide awake in their digitized second life. And we can be certain, at least, that future generations will think of a musical use for them that we can no more imagine now than Antonio Stradivari could have in his day.

 

Ιταλία: Μια ολόκληρη πόλη «κρατάει την ανάσα της» για να σωθεί ο ήχος των Στραντιβάριους

 

We all have respect, even awe, for the name Stradivarius, even those of us who have never held a violin, let alone played one. The violins — as well as violas, cellos, and other string instruments, including guitars — made by members of the Stradivari family Continue reading