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In Play-Off Between Old and New Violins, Stradivarius Lags
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What gives a violin made by Stradivari or Guarneri del Gesù its remarkable sound? Researchers have examined the wood preservatives, varnish, even the effects of the Little Ice Age on the density of wood, for anything that might explain the instruments’ almost magical properties. /2012/01/in-play-off-between-old-and-new-violins-stradivarius-lags/

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