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I sort of like the way it sounds!


......but it looks like it is not very closely related to the instrument that Leonardo envisioned.






It looks like Leonardo was thinking about "bowing" the strings with a continuous band, rather than with rosined wheels.


Here is a link to a blog where the recent instrument is likened to be closer to something which Preatorious ascribes to Hans
Haiden of Nuremberg.



None of this takes away from the coolness of the Zubrzycki's instrument, but it makes me wonder why it was promoted as being a Di Vinci thing, when it is pretty clearly not.



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