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Memories of a journey to the land of violins
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KindaScratchy
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December 11, 2014 - 9:01 pm
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From CBS News / 60 Minutes:

A visit to the birthplace of the violin -- a small town in Italy where Antonio Stradivari crafted his first instrument -- is to enter a different world, says correspondent Bill Whitaker, who traveled to Cremona, Italy, for this week's 60 Minutes story "The City of Music."

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When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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Nice one, thanks for sharing, Diane!

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coolpinkone
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December 15, 2014 - 12:18 pm
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Hello Diane:

I caught  this last night. It had been recorded.  I sure loved it.  I also want to move there and make violins for the rest of my life... sigh...

It was a good special.  I was smiling because I was familiar with the History and the names and some of the facts.   :)  Itzak was charming too. 

I LOVE LOVE LOVED the special. 

Toni

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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