Last week I was able to go to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where I saw three Stradivarius Violins behind glass. It got me thinking that these violins should be in use, and not behind glass, for concerts and for the public to enjoy.
I understand that these violins must be played by a museum curator or something of the sort, but are these violins actually in use? For rentals for concerts? Or are these violins meant to be seen and not heard by the general public? If so, why waste the beautiful instrument which was mean to be enjoyed.
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