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Beethoven: The Man Revealed with John Suchet 9pm - 10pm
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The magic of the Stradivarius: the most beautiful violins in the world
Violin makers are still stumped as to why the Stradivarius instruments are so difficult to replicate - both in terms of their sound, and design. Perhaps it had something to do with Stradivari's incredible carving skill, demonstrated here on the edges of the Cipriani Potter violin.