A funny thing happened to me today

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by ColinWhite, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. ColinWhite

    ColinWhite Pianissimo User

    Oct 16, 2010
    East Lansing, MI
    So, today I had to explain to a friend (a trumpet player himself) that the Bach Strad that he owns was, in fact, not made by Antonio Stradivari, the famous Italian luthier. He seemed a bit disappointed when he learned this, I did all I could to not laugh.
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2010
  2. bumblebee

    bumblebee Fortissimo User

    Jan 21, 2010
    Great Southern Land
    My son had a similar experience last week - he showed his teacher some photos of our trumpets and mentioned mine was the Stradivarius. The teacher was awed that we had a trumpet some hundreds of years old... ...and what was perhaps funnier was that she then referred to the photo of my old student horn (missing 1/2 its lacquer) as the Strad, since it was clearly "older".

  3. larry tscharner

    larry tscharner Forte User

    Apr 30, 2010
    dubuque iowa
    Is Antonio related to Vincent? I dont believe I know of him.

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