Category Archives: Instruments

Watch Leonardo da Vinci’s Musical Invention, the Viola Organista, Being Played for the Very First Time

Oh my God … this music is so stunningly amazing! Tears are welling in my eyes listening to it! The sound to me is a cross between a viola da gamba and an organ, with the subtleties in expression and … Continue reading

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My Grandfather’s Violin

The image of the violin in the header on my website represents a bit of family history. My dad Glen D. Anderson’s father, Harry Anderson, made the instrument circa 1932 in South Dakota. This, his third violin, was the last instrument he ever made, … Continue reading

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