Sunday, January 5, 2020

Stringed Instruments of the Royal Academy, from 1676 to Modern

By Andy Fein, Luthier at Fein Violins
and Ivana Truong

On this blog, we love to talk about some very specific, admittedly esoteric, stringed instrument topics- from All About Tailpieces to Tarahumara Violins- but now we're going to take a pause and do something that everyone can appreciate. We're going to take a look at some beautiful instruments that belong to the Royal Academy of Music in London.

The 'Archinto' Stradivarius viola, 1696