violins

Bernal Saborio G. (berkuspic)

Musician Claims United Airlines Wouldn’t Let Her Board With Centuries-Old Violin

A musician who was on her way to join the Missouri Symphony Orchestra on Sunday to play for the summer season said she wasn’t allowed to board her United Airlines flight with her centuries-old violin. And after an ensuing scuffle with airline staff, her attorney says a lawsuit is likely. [More]

Not a Stradivarius. (Photo Phiend)

Stolen Stradivarius Violin Returns After 35 Years

A rare Stradivarius violin that went missing 35 years ago has reappeared, after someone happened to open a box in the attic. Here’s where we get the urge to start searching grandma’s attic. [More]

https://consumerist.com/2008/01/09/inspired-by-radioheads-recent/

Inspired by Radiohead’s recent digital experiment, British violinist Tasmin Little is releasing her next album online for free, sans DRM shackles. “I’ve done this with no intention of making money… I want to make [classical music] more accessible.”