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Wonders of the Lutherie World: The Great Oregon Prairie Fiddle

Wonders of the Lutherie World

The Great Oregon Prairie Fiddle

by Peggy Stuart

Originally published in American Lutherie #15, 1988

Long ago, when European settlers first began to hew out a rough existence in the wild Pacific Northwest, they found some really big trees growing there. Their response, prompted by the insistent urgings of western culture, was to make really big fiddles!

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