Plowden Guarneri ~ Willemotte Stradivari ~Titian Stradivari (above)

 

Strad3D presents new findings and vivid images in an interactive format

Scientists, Violinmakers & Musicians Study Three Classic Instruments

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In September 2006, leading scientists and violinmakers brought three great Cremonese violins to the acoustics lab for the first-ever 3D laser vibration scans of violins, plus CT Scans and analysis. Adding traditional expertise, photos, measurements, and music, the project has become a unified inquiry of unprecedented scope.

Sam Zygmuntowicz Violinmaker

Creative Director, Producer

George Bissinger PhD

Research Director

Produced In Association with the                      VSA Oberlin Violin Acoustics Workshop

 

 

 

 

"One of the most groundbreaking and comprehensive studies of the violin form ever conceived "

The STRAD Library

 

 

NEWS January 2012

Are Stradivari violins better, and can a skilled player tell the real thing from a top quality modern violin?

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New York Times