Mondomusica New York presents: “Stradivari vs. the Modern Violin”


 
When: March 16th, 2013 From 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cooper Union, The Great Hall, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues
Recommended for: musicians, students, journalists, music institution managers and music enthusiasts
 

 

 

A little background

 
What is the heritage of the greatest violin maker of all time?
What are the differences between ancient and modern violin making?
 
This special event and the report about Mondomusica New York will be part of a documentary to be broadcast on NHK Special, a program with 12-18 million viewers in Japan.

 

The event

 

The scientific violin test and the discusssion betweeen the panel of experts will help to spread the values related to contemporary violin making and to great music.

 

As a matter of fact, the violins, all of them coming from the exhibitors of Mondomusica New York, will be blind-tested by a well known musician, and analysed by a panel composed by some of the most qualified professionals of the violin making and music industries:

 

Coordinator of the scientific violin blind-test: Claudia Fritz - responsible of the research in musical acoustics at the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - France)

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