Violin by Italian maker Antonio Stradivari
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Can you pick the older violin?

Can you tell the difference between music played on a violin dating from 1698 and one dating from 1874?

Research carried out at an international violin competition found that violinists, wearing goggles, could not tell from sound alone what they were playing.

The BBC's PM programme put listeners to the test.

  • 04 Jan 2012