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The bassoon's revenge

With help from Swiss experts, world-renowned musician Lyndon Watts sought to feature his instrument and resurrect one of the greatest models ever made: the legendary Savary bassoon, once considered the “Stradivarius of bassoons”. 

This content was published on May 23, 2013 - 11:00
Raffaella Rossello

Thanks to a grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation, Watts and instrument maker Walter Bassetto worked together for months to bring the Savary bassoon back to life, based on a few remaining examples of the original instrument. (Raffaella Rossello, swissinfo.ch)

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