What's the deal with Stradivarius violins?


Stuff You Should Know: What's the deal with Stradivarius violins? Kesu01/Thinkstock
Stuff You Should Know: What's the deal with Stradivarius violins? Kesu01/Thinkstock

The Strad violin is noted for it tonal qualities and superior craftsmanship. And for its price tag. There are many theories why the Strad sounds so great, from the wood to the lacquer, to the simple fact that Antonio Stradivari was really good at what he did. Rosin up your bow and take a listen.