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By now we all probably know that Yo Yo Ma did NOT play his carbon fiber cello at the Inauguration and we didn’t hear the real notes he actually did play. But Mr Ma does play a carbon fiber cello and did play one at the Washington Mall for 10 days in 100-degree heat during a Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 2003. He said that in heat like that he could control the strings on his carbon fiber cello in a way not possible on a wooden cello, and joked that the instrument could probably even double as a barbeque.
Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A Major ('Trout') D667. First 3 movements. Played by Laura Godberg, Julianne Lee, Luis Leguia, Lawrence Wolfe and Carmen Rodriguez-Peralta. The stringed instruments are all Luis & Clark Carbon Fiber including Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass.
For quite some time, I wanted to purchase a cello that I could safely use for teaching; my 1870 Mirecourt cello suffered quite seriously from being picked up and put down a thousand times a day, not to mention being dropped against the stand, I confess.
February 25, 2009 - Scientific American Historically, carbon-fiber composites have beefed up airplane and space shuttle wings, formed rocket nose cones, and sliced through the waves in the America's Cup.
Philip Heyman is the principal viola of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra. He owns and plays a Luis and Clark viola. During the month of January, he and Luis Leguia played two recitals at the Welsh Royal College of Music, Oxford University and the Victoria Albert Museum in London. Read the article.