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Violin strings made out of spider webs

Violin strings made out of spider webs

GregJohnson March 5, 2012 0

Its been an interesting time for exotic violins. A couple of weeks ago, we looked at the world’s largest violin, which will be on show at Musikmesse 2012 later this month. Now a researcher

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Violin made from Japanese tsunami driftwood goes on tour

Violin made from Japanese tsunami driftwood goes on tour

GregJohnson March 2, 2012 0

A violin that has been partially made using driftwood from last year’s devastating Japanese tsunami is going on a world tour. It will be played by 1,000 musicians in a ‘musical relay’. Marking the

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World’s biggest violin goes from Guinness record to music fair

World’s biggest violin goes from Guinness record to music fair

GregJohnson February 22, 2012 0

The biggest violin in the world is to go on show at music trade fair Musikmesse next month. At over four metres it will take up a number of stands at the event. Constructed

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Young violinist wins the chance to play a £4million Stradivarius

Young violinist wins the chance to play a £4million Stradivarius

GregJohnson February 16, 2012 0

Stradivarius violins are some of the most famous and expensive instruments in the world. In late 2011, ABRSM and Pure Solo ran a competition offering one lucky, and highly talented violinist a once-in-a-lifetime chance

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