Radio Broadcast about Violin Making in Context of Environmental Protection

Radio Broadcast about Violin Making in Context of Environmental Protection

Lately Prof. Alexander Pfriem from HNEE has been asked to contribute to an radio broadcast about violin making in context of environmental protection.
With scarcity of wood putting traditional instrument making under pressure, this article deals with tropical woods being considered irreplaceable for high-quality musical instruments, and many of them are under species protection. It points out that, while the illegal trade flourishes, alternatives are met with skepticism. Read the article or listen to the audio file (German only) here: https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/geigenbau-und-umweltschutz-raubbau-fuer-die-hochkultur.1992.de.html?dram:article_id=479553