The Romance & Reality of violin makers

10: Luthier Vs. Luthier
Jun 19 • 98 min
Chris and Rozie interview major contributors to this field: guitar luthiers. We celebrate our similarities as wew welcome Beau Hannam, custom guitar and Uke maker as well as Matt Eich of Mule Resophonic Guitars.Special Guests: Beau Hannam and Matt Eich.
9: Listener feedback: Grab bag edition
Jun 5 • 58 min
Cohosts Rozie, Chris, and Jerry catch up! Chris gets technical on what's going on with the restoration of the River Fiddle, Jerry and Rozie discuss their trip to Philadelphia to attend the Freeman's auction, and Rozie catches us up on her workshop week at…
8: Women at the Bench
May 15 • 63 min
In this episode we celebrate the many women who are part of this field. Chris & Rozie start by exploring the lore of Catarina Guaneri. We interview Aubrey Alexander, Korinthia Klein, and Robyn Sullivan. Coda with Jerry Lynn.Special Guest: Jerry Lynn.
7: Listener Feedback: Neuroses
May 1 • 17 min
Rozie & Jerry read listener mail and talk about their own continuing struggles with balance. This episode was made with a lot of gratitude for our kind listeners.Special Guest: Jerry Lynn.
6: Neuroses
Apr 17 • 61 min
Chris & Rozie explore the mental health challenges that come with violin building. While some bring OCD tendencies to the bench (which has its benefits as well as detractors), others battle the inner demons that come with the territory of being your own…
5: Listener Feedback with Ben Hebbert
Apr 8 • 34 min
Join Chris & Rozie along with Ben Hebbert as we take listener questions. Do you want to go to violin making school? We discuss some great options. Do we think the violin will change over the next 100 years? What are some new technologies in the market?…
4: Sea Change
Mar 20 • 75 min
Chris and Rozie discuss Jean Baptiste Vuillaume and speculate over the kind of person he was in 19th century Paris. He was a modern man in his own time, witnessing change in the violin industry and trying his hand at various inventions. We gain…
3: Listener Feedback
Mar 6 • 31 min
We talk to you! The community! Further discussion on one of Antonio Stradivari's other mysterious children, imposter syndrome, fake labels, and inappropriate jokes. Special shout out to: David Van Zandt, Rovert Weindl, Amanda N. Ewing, Sidney Wagner,…
2: Fakes & Forgeries
Feb 20 • 76 min
How can you tell a violin is what the owner says it is? What qualifies a person as an expert? Why are some people in the field reluctant to tell you a violin is a fake, even when they know it as a fact? Rozie and Chris discuss the Voller Brothers and…
1: Imposter Syndrome
Jan 23 • 59 min
With the exception of a trip he made when he was 18, Omobono Stradivari spent his entire life in the workshop of his father, Antonio. In his will, he is remembered as a screw-up, noted for the debt he incurred on that one trip. Today, violin makers…
0: Welcome to Omo, Episode 0
Dec 20, 2018 • 8 min
A podcast about violin makersSpecial Guest: Jerry Lynn.