Between a Luthier and a Violinist: A Perspective on the Titanium Frog
2018-03-27 1:47 pm
Kaija Saariaho’s Graal theatre was performed with the new titanium bow frog by violinist Peter Herresthal. It was the first appearance of the titanium frog in public. Luthier Christophe Landon and V...
2018-01-07 10:04 pm
The perfect recipe for the varnish in violin is a long time quest of luthiers in parts of the world. Somehow they have overlooked the importance of wood preparation which should be their utmost priori...
2018-01-06 12:42 pm
International Violin Making Competition Jury and luthier Patrick Robin reveal how he evaluates the instruments in the recent competition in Prague.
Robin stated that the first thing that would come to...
2018-01-03 11:01 am
The two historical poets, who happen to be friends with each other, now have two violins to remember them in their significant contributions to the history of humankind.
Just like Wilfred Owen, his go...
2018-01-01 12:01 am
To commemorate the 1914 outbreak of the First World War, Steve Burnet a luthier from Edinburgh created a violin named after Wilfred Owen. Wilfred Owen was famous for his poetry during wartime. He went...
2017-12-16 3:32 pm
What a painful sight when a Norwegian born violin maker and player Daniel Olsen got back home after he got home from a business trip. Broken carcasses of violins and other instruments are scattered al...
2017-12-13 4:03 pm
Antonio Stradivari, the world’s famous luthier, created remarkable violins in the year 1600 in which became the standard pattern for modern day violins. They were also one of the world’s most expe...
2017-10-29 1:47 pm
Listening to the music produced by a violin is fascinating and soothing to the soul. It has an exciting and unique sound that makes it different from other instruments. It is one of the most significa...