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Kids and Violins.

Awwwww, cute. Is it just me, or are little kids with violins so much cuter than little kids without? Source: Remote Image

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Mobsters and their Violins.

Mobsters and violins, can you say cliche? Police try to find the violin and come out with loaded guns and recorded criminal converstions. Score! :p Image source: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011… A prison chaplain has been charged in an alleged scheme to help … Continue reading

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Violin sculpture

Ooooh, pretty! now, this is the kind of sculpture I’d want around me! Source: Remote Image

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Violin Fraudster

Selling fraudulant Strad violins — nasty! Image source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/… The biggest fraud case in the history of the violin trade starts this Wednesday in Vienna, Austria, and it’s a doozy! Dietmar Machold, a man alternately described as the classical world’s … Continue reading

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Smashing violins

Lets hope the violin used for this picture was just a cheapie ebay one! Source: Remote Image

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Violince – Humorous Violin series of videos

This is funny sort of mini-series. There are several episodes and I reccomend them. You’ll get some giggles out of it. Source: Youtube

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3 arrested stealing a Stradivarius violin

With all the stories of stolen, lost and broken Stradivarius violins, it makes one wonder if the owners of said instruments shouldn’t just lock themselves in a room, and never leave, only playing behind bullet proof glass. It seems taking … Continue reading

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Renowned violinist holding workshops in Taiwan

Anyone in the area should check this out. Great opportunity. As Taiwan’s national news agency, the Central News Agency (CNA) provides Taiwan’s latest breaking news and information on politics, cross-Strait relations, economy, science, technology, sports, health, culture, and more. Continue … Continue reading

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Fungas violin comparable to a Stradavarius?

I never would have thought of using fungas to make a violin sound better. Quite ingenious, definitely something to keep an eye on. Image source: http://news.yahoo.com/one-man-… From Yahoo! News: A Stradivarius is the best violin a player could ask for … Continue reading

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Violin Seized by Customs

Yet another story of violinists having a hard time with customs. Does anyone else see a re-occuring theme here? Hard to travel hassel free with a violin these days, it seems. Belgian violinist Yuzuko Horigome said her $1.27 million Guarnerius … Continue reading

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