Every sensible musician will notice it – their string instrument undergoes changes that are caused by external influences or simply by the effect of time. Drawing out the familiar sound from the instrument despite its tendency to change does not exclusively depend on the abilities of the musician.
To get to the desired sound the instrument needs regular service and occasionally a new fine-tuning.
In this intricate process, that doesn’t always follow logical law, the violin maker has to be a close companion to the musician. Only a finely tuned instrument can satisfy musicians’ high demands for a pristine sound.