Oscar winner "The Last Repair Shop" explores the costs of repairing musical instruments

Mar 11, 2024
“The Last Repair Shop” focuses on the people who maintain the 140,000 musical instruments owned by Los Angeles Unified School District public schools.
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Why a Guarneri violin is expected to fetch $10 million at auction

Mar 1, 2023
Despite numerous scientific tests, there are no definitive answers for why Guarneri instruments have their unique, coveted sound.
Marketplace's Nova Safo playing  the ‘Baltic’ Guarneri at New York's Tarisio auction house next to Grammy-winning violinist Charles Yang. "It's like going from a Camry to a Lamborghini," Safo said.
Sean Conaboy