• Open
  • October 19, 2006 at 04:11 PM · I've heard of some that use constant sound (e.g. from a stereo) to open up a violin -- this includes luthiers prior to sale and players after a purchase. (violinist.com)
  • solid
  • The word was adopted in Middle English in the 14th century as referring to what is now known as ambergris ( ambre gris or "grey amber"), a solid waxy substance derived from the sperm whale . (wikipedia.org)
  • music
  • October 19, 2006 at 03:15 PM · I wonder if laying down the violin next to some speakers constantly playing music would keep the violin vibrating a tiny bit and help the break in. (violinist.com)
  • late
  • In the Romance languages , the sense of the word had come to be extended to Baltic amber (fossil resin) from as early as the late 13th century. (wikipedia.org)