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You can make a Stradivarius violin

Joseph V. Reid

You can make a Stradivarius violin

by Joseph V. Reid

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Published by Popular Mechanics Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stradivari, Antonio, -- d. 1737,
  • Violin -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph V. Reid.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17605038M
    OCLC/WorldCa10222410

    A Stradivarius made in the s, or during Stradivari's "Long Pattern" period from to , could be worth hundreds of thousands to several million U.S. dollars at today's prices. The "Molitor" Stradivarius, once rumored to have belonged to Napoleon (it did belong to a general in his army, Count Gabriel Jean Joseph Molitor), sold in at Tarisio Auctions to violinist Anne Akiko.   Violin 1 is the Stradivarius. Editor's Note: This story was updated on May 10 to include additional information provided by Dr. Claudia Fritz about the experimental setup. Planet Money.

    The Stradivarius violin is the stuff of musical legend. Over the centuries the maker's instruments have graced concert stages, museums, private collections and recording studios. They have been praised for the clarity, richness and individual character of their sound.   You'd be better off with a modern violin Professional violinists cannot actually tell the difference between a Stradivarius and a modern instrument, experts find By Sarah Knapton, Science.

      The material used by the old masters to make exquisite violins may have been chemically manipulated. It has been suggested that the sound quality of the violins made by Cited by: Antonio Stradivari, Latin Stradivarius, (born ?, Cremona, Duchy of Milan—died Dec. 18, , Cremona), Italian violin maker who brought the craft of violin-making to its highest pitch of perfection.. Stradivari was still a pupil of Nicolò Amati in when he began to place his own label on violins of his making. These at first followed the smaller of Amati’s models, solidly.


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You can make a Stradivarius violin by Joseph V. Reid Download PDF EPUB FB2

You Can Make a "Stradivarius" Violin Hardcover – January 1, by Joseph V. Reid (Author)5/5(2). It wasn't read to me as an infant/toddler however, excerps were shared and often are shared before taking a local visit to a music store to have a luthier make you a violin or you make your own violin with inexpensive premade kits or an expensive kit is made for you add an experience skill set before you make your own using a kit or before you go out like the Nativity to cut your own 5/5(2).

You can make a "Stradivarius" Violin by reid, joseph, v. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. You and Stradivari --Violin making tools --Choice of wood --The mold --Fitting sides to the mold --The lining --The back --Gluing on the back --The belly --Gluing on the belly --Purfling is an art --Neck and scroll --Fitting neck and scroll --Varnishing --Assembly and stringing up --The Italian method.

You Can Make a Stradivarius Violin by Joseph V. Reid First edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use.

Boards betray only trifling fading and discoloration and nicks and imperfections commensurate with age. Binding is tight and structurally sound. It mentioned the book You Can Make a Stradivarius Violin by Joseph Reid as a book which would cause a luthier to toss his toys out of his crib.

I cant see why. This book is obviously not intended to be like Sacconi, or like Patrick. To make a violin today, you buy a wedge of spruce, split it down the middle and align the halves so you have a symmetrical pattern — a 'book match'.

It is clear that many early makers did not. Buy You Can Make a Stradivarius Violin Reprint by Joseph V Reid (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

shaped strop for honing. The same for the inner side. In seconds, you can make a wooden strop that fits perfectly the shape of your gouge. For chisels and plane irons, if you can, buy a honing guide.

It will help you make the bevels accurate and lead to consistent micro bevels. An electrified alternative is the use of shaped felt wheels, which are ideal for honing the inside of gouges. On the most pristine surviving Stradivarius violins, by contrast, the finish has a brittle, almost glassy look.

"It's like a toffee apple," says Nagyvary. He believes that there are good reasons Author: Michael Lemonick. About 50+ years ago there was a book called “You Can Make a Stradivarius Violin” by Jack Reid published by Popular Mechanics in A number of people I know have tried.

I’ve met and seen a couple of these and of course the results are mostly dreadful. Can you pick the Stradivarius in our audio clip of six violins. The Strad's first Strad Sunday on 12 April featured an informal blind test of.

Stradivarius violin (reading exercise) Sponsored Ad: This is very interesting reading passage from the "Cambridge preparation" book. "A Stradivarius violin is unmatched in tonal quality and responds more quickly and easily to the touch than any other violin. Unfortunately, the secrets for making such a superb instrument were lost in with.

No. And yes. Well, sort of As you already know from the other answers, the original Stradivarius violins (and some other instruments) were made in the workshop of Antonio Stradivari by the old “wizard” and his sons, before But his instrumen.

Stradivarius violins are renowned for their supposedly superior sound when compared to other instruments. This has resulted in numerous studies hunting for. Bruce Ossman in his book on your first violin (see here) has the same the arching, back and front for simplicity, but there is no need to do so as you can alter it as you make it.

Here’s how Onnes Violins sets the arching on the back of a ’cello he’s making, using various workshop tools, including power tools. The same technique could be. What good do tonal colors do if you can’t be heard. (That is if you don’t want to hide in the second violin section). Typically during rehearsals of a violin concerto, when I was concertmaster of the Norfolk, Virginia Symphony, the conductor would stop the rehearsal and we would work on “balances”.

50+ videos Play all Mix - The sound of a $4, Stradivarius Violin YouTube That's Why Stradivarius Violins Are So Expensive - Duration: BRIGHT SIDE 1, views.

His interest in violin-making began in when he met Martin Bielke, a well-known bow-maker and repairman in the ‘60s and ‘70s. Bill Scott completed his first violin through book knowledge (You Can Make a Stradivarius by Joseph Reid) and worked at Dahl Violin Shop in Minneapolis from – Attending his first VSA (Violin Society of.

Violin makers say they can typically spot the difference between an average violin, such as the one at left, which one person emailed to a maker, and a true Stradivarius, such as the Ames Author: Max Kutner.Violins built by the Italian violin maker Antonio Stradivari (?–) have a special mystique in the classical music world.

They’re also extremely expensive. In an anonymous buyer paid the record sum of $ million for a violin—named “Lady Blunt” after Lady Anne Blunt, one of. But here, for us, it is good to understand scientifically as much as you can,” said Prof Makrin. Stradivarius violins can today be worth millions when sold on the open market.