Most Expensive Violin

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The world’s most expensive instrument is this 250 year old violin.  It was played for the first time in 70 years in Moscow, March 21, 2008.

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The Guarnerius del Gésu violin was bought at Sotheby’s in February.  It was played by Israeli virtuoso Pinchas Zuckerman.

Cost: $3.9 million.  Now that’s some sweet music.

Source: Guardian (UK)

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~ by wmeb on March 28, 2008.

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