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And I’ll yield to the flood of your beauty, my cheap violin and my cross -Leonard Cohen, Take This Waltz

And I’ll yield to the flood of your beauty, my cheap violin and my cross -Leonard Cohen, Take This Waltz

[ARTICLE] Cheap Violins for Sale Are Not a Good Deal - A cautionary article on violinist.com

[ARTICLE] Cheap Violins for Sale Are Not a Good Deal - A cautionary article on violinist.com

Great article to refer parents to regarding why a cheap violin probably is NOT a good deal.

Great article to refer parents to regarding why a cheap violin probably is NOT a good deal.

"Cheap Violins for Sale are Not a Good Deal" by Laurie Niles | violinist.com | has some good things to look for when distinguishing a violin from a VSO. Also has some good comments at the bottom related to student budget

"Cheap Violins for Sale are Not a Good Deal" by Laurie Niles | violinist.com | has some good things to look for when distinguishing a violin from a VSO. Also has some good comments at the bottom related to student budget

How to make a cheap violin sound like a Stradivarius.    Prof Francis Schwarze, of the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials, Science and Technology, has succeeded in modifying wood used for violin-making through treatment with two kinds of fungi:   ......Continue  article here   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9532631/How-to-make-a-cheap-violin-sound-like-a-Stradivarius.html#

How to make a cheap violin sound like a Stradivarius. Prof Francis Schwarze, of the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials, Science and Technology, has succeeded in modifying wood used for violin-making through treatment with two kinds of fungi: ......Continue article here http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9532631/How-to-make-a-cheap-violin-sound-like-a-Stradivarius.html#

Fungus Can Make a Cheap Violin Sing Like a Stradivarius  by Beth Buczynski, 09/11/12 | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Fungus Can Make a Cheap Violin Sing Like a Stradivarius by Beth Buczynski, 09/11/12 | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building