The Romance & Reality of violin makers

About the show

We cover the lives of violin makers, their best parts and worst parts, yesterday and today. Historical stories, interviews with experts and makers in the field. Omobono Stradivari was the least liked son of his father, Antonio, he was remembered in Antonio's will as a screw up. He is our north star. We are all part of this. We all belong exactly here.

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  • Episode 4: Sea Change

    March 20th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 15 mins
    bass, cello, jerry pasewicz, luthier, sea change, strings, triangle strings, viola, violin, violin history, violin making, vuillaume, wood shop, wood working

    The violin in a changing world, as seen through the historical eyes of Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, and through the modern eyes of Jerry Pasewicz.

  • Episode 3: Listener Feedback

    March 6th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 13 secs
    antonio stradivar, bass, cello, fakes, forgeries, imposter syndrome, luthier, orchestra, strings, viola, violin, violin making, wood shop, wood working

    Rozie & Jerry discuss comments and feedback from listeners from episodes 1 & 2, while Chris is running on zero sleep.

  • Episode 2: Fakes & Forgeries

    February 20th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 16 mins
    balfour stradivarius, bass, cello, fakes, forgeries, luthier, orchestra, strings, viola, violin, violin making, voller brothers, wood shop, wood working

    Understanding the Balfour Strand and the hand the Voller brothers had in making it, guest Ben Hebbert - violin expert.

  • Episode 1: Imposter Syndrome

    January 23rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 24 secs
    imposter syndrome, introduction

    We explain Omobono Stradivari and speculate about his relationship to his famous father, introduce the hosts, admit repair mistakes, and talk about the rampant imposter syndrome we see throughout the violin making industry.

  • Episode 0: Welcome to Omo, Episode 0

    December 20th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  8 mins 8 secs
    bass, cello, luthier, orchestra, viola, violin, violin maker, violin making

    Violin makers and the lives they live