I reveal the secret of Stradivari’s success.
This is a sound test of three experimental violins and one straight one. They are all built on the same Guarnieri Del Gesu model.
Kathleen Balfe performs Omaramor by Osvaldo Golijov
This was part of a performance for the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, California, July of 2015. The recording and photo were provided by the Festival. Photo by RR Jones www.rrjonesphoto.com.
The cello is a Ruggieri model in poplar
Jung-Hsuan Kos 柯容軒 play Piazzolla Oblivion cello duet on their 2019 Strad model cellos.
Sean Casey plays Piazzolla on his 2011 Carruthers bass.
Violin Making: One Man’s Journey. Award-winning documentary short by my good friend Chip Curry. 2017