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Markneukirchen celebrates 400 years of musical instrument making

The musical instrument-making industry in a small town in Germany is still going strong after 400 years, reports the BBC's Stephen Evans.

With more than 100 separate businesses involved in the trade, the classical instruments made in Markneukirchen remain in high demand around the world.

The firms are confident they can continue to prosper, despite the rise in the number of instruments being made in China.

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