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Phil  Lourie: Plucking Strings

Plucking Strings

By Phil Lourie
April 2004, Llanrhaeadr D.C.
Duration: 01:35 mins

Phil explains just how he became interested in making unusual musical instruments such as harps and lutes. He says he used to look at paintings by Caravaggio and wonder how the instruments in them sounded. He shares his passion for the feeling that the finger has when plucking the string and tells us how the sound still excites him after all these years.

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