Stradivarius : June 25, 2008

Stradivarius
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Date: 06.25.08 12:17am
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Stradivarius

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Vincent Bach, in combining his unique talents as both a musician and an engineer, created brass instruments which remain the sound choice of artists worldwide. Born Vincent Schrotenbach in Vienna during 1890, initial musical training was received on the violin. However, young Vincent preferred the majestic sounds of the trumpet and eventually switched.

The first trumpets were produced in 1924. Musicians frequently commented "This is a real 'Stradivarius' of a trumpet," hence the brand name Bach Stradivarius. Trombones followed in 1928, a risky time for Vincent to expand with the stock market crash, bank failures, and the ensuing Great Depression.

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