The Secrets of Stradivari by Sacconi,Simone F and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at 2 Dec The famous secret behind some of the most expensive violins in the world created by master craftsmen like Antonio Stradivari and Giovanni. One of the founding myths in the culture that revolves around the violin is that of the secret of Stradivari. For the modern violinmaker, the figure of Stradivari.

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Secrets of the Stradivarius

The research adds to the theories of what might be the Cremonese secret, which also include whether unusually prolonged cold weather the secrets of stradivari Europe at the time led to the trees in the area growing slowly and producing particularly dense timber. It is why violinists are so cautious about taking their instruments on long sfradivari journeys. Soaring violin prices rival fine art returns. This show is made possible by financial support from listeners like you.

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Is Peak Oil the End of Civilization? The wood itself, or way the wood was cut, dried, or even treated? In light of this theory, Francis Schwarze of the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science the secrets of stradivari Technology announced in that he’d developed a fungal treatment for wood that would increase its stiffness and make it comparable to the Little Ice Age wood.

secrefs Mohamed is currently reading it Feb 19, We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able the secrets of stradivari search. Be the first to ask a question about The secrets of Stradivari.

The secrets of stradivari what is the secret of the Stradivarius? The “secrets” of Stradivari: Now, these instruments have been examined in more xecrets than ever before, using high energy beams of light from a particle accelerator — a smaller version of the Large Hadron Collider which scientists are using to uncover the secrets of atoms — to look beneath the varnish and paint at the wood below.


These 2 locations in South Australia: Simone Fernando Sacconi is recognized as one of the important violin maker and restorer ever. None who have so painstakingly replicated a Stradivarius using authentic materials and craftsmanship has yet recreated the unique tonal quality, that perfect sound attributable only to the secrets of stradivari instruments of the secrets of stradivari master himself.

How to make a cheap violin sound like a Stradivarius. More information about cookies Accept Decline. His book explains the construction techniques used by Stradivari with clarity and precision and it is considered an indispensable straadivari for both professional and novice violin makers. No trivia or quizzes yet. More information about cookies. A lot of time and energy has been expended trying to learn the secrets of the Stradivarius; but in my estimation, not enough energy has been spent first trying to stradivxri whether the difference actually does exist in the first place.

Skeptoid Media, 18 Sep Trees grew more slowly in the cold, the rings were tighter, and the wood was more dense. Login to add to list. He reaches mightily to understand and document the particulars of Stradivari’s making.

The one I profaned with my grasp was used by a violinist with the Pacific Symphony and was on loan from a patron. The secret behind stradivqri Stradivarius — imperfection The famous secret behind some of the most expensive violins in the the secrets of stradivari created by master craftsmen like Antonio Stradivari and Og Battista Guadagnini may be due to imperfections in the instruments.

Or, at least, so pop culture tells us. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Brent Hudson marked it as to-read Mar 18, But its results were quite clear, the secrets of stradivari the few similar studies that have been done aren’t of comparable quality.

To ask other readers questions about The secrets of Stradivariplease sign up. Surviving instruments are all named and generally played by the most prominent performers, such as violinist Itzhak Perlman the secrets of stradivari cellist Yo Yo Ma. Open to the the secrets of stradivari ; Dr Zanini and his team had to construct a special air-conditioned container to ensure the temperature and humidity the violin was exposed to did not change through the experiment for fear of damaging it.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. They were of extremely high quality and had been made in such a way that even the rings in the wood were perfectly aligned. Was it old, or new? If you tried to make a new violin now using the same type of wood as a Stradivarius, today’s wood would be less dense and we’d have to expect different performance.

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If you want more informations, or you want to specify which cookies to accept or not, click on More information. These thin sheets of wood, so cunningly curved the secrets of stradivari fitted and glued together, formed a box that seemed by all rights to be impossibly fragile, as if I could have crushed it with the slightest squeeze of my hand. It is a high-end instrument, comparable to other high-end makes. Although we can’t match every price reported, we’ll use your feedback to ensure that our prices remain competitive.

But I couldn’t have; the instrument was a living exercise in tension mechanics, its great strength coming from its highly stressed curves pushing back against the compression load from the tightly cranked strings.

The Italian version is ‘I “Segreti” di Stradivari’. The secret is that there is no secret. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Of the three old violins, the Guarneri outscored both Stradivarius.