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Subject: Symposium on wood conservation for musical instruments

Symposium on wood conservation for musical instruments

From: Jean-Philippe Echard <jpechard<-a>
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Wood conservation for musical instruments

The 'Musee de la musique' in Paris organizes a one-day symposium
dedicated to Wood conservation for musical instruments, on May 29,
2008 2008.

    Do wood species used in instrument-making induce specific
    conservation treatments ?

    What are the consequences of conservation treatments on
    instruments' playing ?

    Is it possible to treat wooden instruments following
    deontological practices and simultaneously preserving sounding
    qualities ?

Lectures and practical workshops will be held in French or in

Complete program is available at


Jean-Philippe Echard
Conservation scientist
Musee de la musique - Cite de la musique
221, avenue Jean Jaures
75019 Paris -France

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