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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. 

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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.

 

Erik Anderson plays Bach on a 2017 maple Strad model. San Francisco. 2018

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Jung-Hsuan Ko 柯容軒 plays Bach cello suite no.6 prelude on a smaller,  Guadanini model cello. 2018

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Violin Making: One Man’s Journey.  Award-winning documentary short by my good friend Chip Curry. 2017

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2016 poplar Ruggieri cello demonstrated by Marek Szpakiewicz at Tom Metzler’s “American Makers Exhibition”, Los Angeles. 2017

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Paul Hyun performs C. Saint-Saens Concerto on a 2002 Maple Ruggieri model cello.

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Blake Pouliot plays a 2016 Strad model violin at the Metzler Violin Shop exhibition in Los Angeles. 2018

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Martin Chalifour plays a del Gesu model violin at the Metzler Violin Shop exhibition in Los Angeles. 2017

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Richard O’Neill plays a 2015 viola at the Metzler Violin Shop exhibition in Los Angeles. 2017

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