Small 4-inch violin leaves Spain’s Got Talent viewers mesmerized
15 November 2021, 17:26
We’re always here for little violin memes. But this woman took it to the next level with a masterful and tiny musical performance …
Bavarian violin maker Maria Sandner appeared during the fourth week of Got Talent España to play a very special violin of her own creation.
The tiny musical instrument caused laughter and applause throughout the auditorium as she hilariously pulled out a small-sized violin case from a full-size violin case.
His subsequent performance as Elvis I can’t help but fall in love knocked out the hall in silence before bringing the whole hall to the cheers and song, as the audience recognized the tune.
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Maria’s miniature violins were a social media hit, with a Classic FM Facebook video of her craft during the lockdown reaching over two million views.
She has been a professional violin maker since 1996, originally learning the craft from her luthier father, and now runs her own workshop in Wallgau, Germany.
Her journey to focus on tiny violins began during the lockdown, and on her website she describes this unusual craft as the “”[fulfilment of] a long-awaited dream ”.
Although she admits that miniature violins are not meant to be played, she has been asked to come and perform on the Spanish TV show, and after overcoming her stage fright to play, she happily admitted on Instagram after the The show saw that it was the “craziest thing I’ve done in my life” and “it was a huge amount of fun !!!”.