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LISTEN | 'It is stunningly beautiful': Indigenous violin stuns the world

For the first time a classical violin has been made using only African woods. And, writes Claire Keeton, once the lockdown allows the instrument will be played in a concert

07 March 2021 - 00:00
By Claire Keeton

Africa’s first classical violin made purely out of indigenous woods, with magnificent tone, was unveiled in June 2020, and a Cape Town luthier is assembling a second this weekend.

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