How to Build a Stradivarius

The masters wrote—to yield the best result,harvest after a cold winter the wood condensed by ice and stormsin whose gales the highest notes are born. From summits of Balkan maple, red spruce gathered in a valley off the Italian Dolomites,they carved each instrument’s alluvial curves.Then came the varnish—one
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How to Build a Stradivarius