Claudia Fritz

Pierre and Marie Curie University

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Expert on the acoustics of violins at Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, France

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Violins made centuries ago by Stradivari or Guarneri del Gesu can bring millions of dollars but do they really sound all that much better than instruments being made today?

Should New Violins Really Play Second Fiddle to the Old Masters?

Violins made centuries ago by Stradivari or Guarneri del Gesu can bring millions of dollars but do they really sound all that much better than instruments being made today?

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