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From Gut to Tensile Steel

Lecture

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A talk detailing how strings on musical instruments were originally made from animal gut and how the 'strings' they use today are manufactured from a combination of materials including gut, steel, tungsten and other materials.

Date and Time

15 May 2014 - 19:00-21:30

Location

Darwen, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Lancashire and Cumbria local network.


About this event

A talk detailing how strings on musical instruments were originally made from animal gut and how the 'strings' they use today are manufactured from a combination of materials including gut, steel, tungsten and other materials.

We will have a demonstration of the modern stringing on various instruments.

Programme

7.00pm - Lecture
8.15pm - Optional Dinner

Cost

£20 for optional dinner, otherwise free of charge

Additional information

Optional meal available at £20.00 per person

Speaker: Caroline Pether

Joint with BES

Registration information

For more information or to register, contact Jim Hindle, 20 Cowley Crescent, Padiham, Lancs. BB12 8SX, telephone 01282 771355.

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