Stradivarius http://tpr.org en Episode 538: Is A Stradivarius Just A Violin? http://tpr.org/post/episode-538-stradivarius-just-violin A trumpet is more or less a trumpet. A clarinet is a clarinet. But violin or a viola... they are different. More like living breathing things. Hand crafted from wood, from a tree. Every one is different. And, you know the story. Antonio Stradivari, was the master. Some say the greatest violin maker to ever live. The Stradivarius is one of the most powerful and expensive brands in the world.<p>And certainly, the guy made really nice instruments. But how nice exactly. Fri, 09 May 2014 21:52:57 +0000 editor 31462 at http://tpr.org Episode 538: Is A Stradivarius Just A Violin? Carlos Prieto Brings His Cello (And Its Incredible Story) To San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/carlos-prieto-brings-his-cello-and-its-incredible-story-san-antonio <p>Carlos Prieto has traveled the world over playing his cello for enthusiastic audiences and when he travels he always buys a full-fare ticket for his cello, but he would often have a problem.</p><p>"The employees never knew how to issue a ticket for a cello, until my wife came up with the brilliant idea of giving my cello a name. It’s called Miss Cello Prieto," he said.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:32:47 +0000 Jack Morgan 22338 at http://tpr.org Carlos Prieto Brings His Cello (And Its Incredible Story) To San Antonio 'Mona Lisa' Violin Smiles With New Owner Anne Akiko Meyers http://tpr.org/post/mona-lisa-violin-smiles-new-owner-anne-akiko-meyers <p></p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:56:57 +0000 John Clare 5955 at http://tpr.org 'Mona Lisa' Violin Smiles With New Owner Anne Akiko Meyers