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What difference does a good musical instrument make to a performance?
On tonight's show Catherine Bott tries to answer the question, 'What difference does a good musical instrument make to a performance?'
To illustrate, Catherine has chosen recordings of some of the world's greatest musicians playing on some of the world's most expensive and renowned instruments. Naturally there are a few appearances of Stradivarius and Guarneri violins.
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We'll also hear Bach's Violin Concerto No.2 in E major played on a 1697 Stradivarius called the Molitor, which was bought for a record 3.6 million dollars.