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Luthier and the Cryptographer (The )

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6396

Duration

00:06:32

Production year

2017

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Director(s)

Rémi PIN

Summary

For over 200 years, a piece of musical history has remained hidden within registers of luthiers, string instrument specialists. These aged yellow pages hold a well-kept secret: a column written in code. One curator at the Paris Museum of Music was intrigued enough to try to break it.

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