Horrifying Photos of Airline-Damaged Viola da Gamba & How to Protect Your Instrument While Traveling

It’s every musician’s worst travel nightmare: that a valuable instrument will be damaged or lost in transit. That¬†nightmare came true in early January for Myrna Herzog, whose¬†1685 Edward Lewis viola da gamba (worth $200,000) was severely damaged on an Alitalia flight from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Tel Aviv, Israel. The pictures are hard to … Continue reading Horrifying Photos of Airline-Damaged Viola da Gamba & How to Protect Your Instrument While Traveling