Loud & Clear: Researchers Find Contemporary Violins Project Better than Strads

By Cristina Schreil What kind of violin projects sound better—a famed Stradivari, or a new instrument by a modern maker? A team of researchers addressed this question across two different blind-listening experiments in Paris and New York City. Their findings: modern instruments projected better into the hall, both when played alone and with an orchestra. … Continue reading Loud & Clear: Researchers Find Contemporary Violins Project Better than Strads