In this Thursday, March, 27, 2014 photo, four Stradivarius violins are played on stage, from left, Taiwanese American Cho-Liang Lin, plays the 1715 "Titian,” South Korean Chee-Yun, plays the 1714 ... more 
In this Thursday, March, 27, 2014 photo, four Stradivarius violins are played on stage, from left, Taiwanese American Cho-Liang Lin, plays the 1715 "Titian,” South Korean Chee-Yun, plays the 1714 "Leonora Jackson,” Russian-American Philippe Quint plays the 1708 "Ruby,” and Margaret Batjer, concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, plays the the 1716 "Milstein” during a rehearsal at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. The violins of Antonio Stradivari, arguably the most famous instruments ever created, have an almost mystical reputation for beauty and heavenly tone. This week eight of them have been brought together in the City of Angels. "Strad Fest LA." (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Damian Dovarganes
Fri, Mar 28, 2014 1:51 PM EDT