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Spider silk violin strings

Spider silk violin strings | Violins | Scoop.it
A Japanese researcher spins thousands of strands of spider silk into violin strings, said to have a "soft and profound timbre" relative to standard strings.

Recording inside!

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Stradivarius violin recreated from CAT scan, 'sounds amazingly similar'

Stradivarius violin recreated from CAT scan, 'sounds amazingly similar' | Violins | Scoop.it

This sounds like a miracle.


Stradivarius violins are 300+ years old and their secrete sauce is still a mystery. Almost a myth! Puzzling news therefore, both from a music and science perspectives.


PS: CAT Scan = Computed Axial Tomography Scan

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8-bit violin makes real music

8-bit violin makes real music | Violins | Scoop.it
For the geeks ;)

If there’s one thing you can be sure of, 8-bit will never go out of style. Last week we wrote about the 8-bit Hero guitar named the NES Paul, and this week we have another instrument that for you: a playable 8-bit violin.
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Print me a Stradivarius

Print me a Stradivarius | Violins | Scoop.it

Violin is just a pretext here. But this deserves to be scooped:

"How a new manufacturing technology will change the world"


The Economist.

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Curiosity: Visualisation of Bach's Cello Suite

Curiosity: Visualisation of Bach's Cello Suite | Violins | Scoop.it

Visualisation of Bach's Cello Suite #1, prelude. By Alexander Chen of mta.me, via Maria Popova @brainpicker

 

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