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Player preferences among new and old violins - Wikipedia

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"Player preferences among new and old violins" is a scholarly paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in January 2012.

OLD VIOLINS VERSUS NEW VIOLINS -- Violin Maker David ...

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Modern or new instruments often compare favorably to old or vintage intruments. ... The following is an excerpt from a treatise on ancient and modern violins and ...

Violinists can't tell new violins from old, study shows - USA Today

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Apr 7, 2014 ... In a blind study, researchers sought to dispel the myth old violins are better than new.

Violins old and new - can you tell the difference?

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a blind test between four instruments, by two violinists, and a violin dealer.

Purchasing a violin - Todd Ehle

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In the course of the two year process, I came to the conclusion that old violins were not always better than new violins, and that even two violins by the same ...

Old Versus New | David Folland Violins

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While an older instrument may feel very smooth to play and be warm and colorful under the ear, that sound may not project to the audience like a new ...

Should I Purchase a New or Used Instrument? - Master Hand Violin ...

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However, there are many advantages to new instruments. If you want a violin that is beautiful, with no signs of age, it will be challenging to locate an old violin ...

Why Old, Expensive Violins Are Not Always Best - WQXR

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Feb 2, 2012 ... It's well known that listeners can't tell the difference between Strads and new violins. It's been done over and over and it's not even controversial ...

In Play-Off Between Old and New Violins, Stradivarius Lags - The ...

www.nytimes.com/2012/01/03/science/in-play-off-between-old-and-new-violins-stradivarius-lags.html

Jan 2, 2012 ... Blindfolded experts who listened to violins made by old masters and high-quality modern instruments couldn't tell the difference between them.

Old New Violin - Violin Strings

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People in general (especially amateurs or those that don't actually play) tend to readily think that old violins are always better than new. Older violins sound ...