Sunday, September 11, 2011

Laurence Lesser's Amati Cello

Laurence Lesser talks about his almost-four-hundred year-old cello—with a one-piece back—made by Hieronymous Amati in 1622:
To put that in historical context—Lesser's instrument was made two years after the Pilgrim Fathers arrived  on the Mayflower at Plymouth, about fifty miles from where Lesser lives today.

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