Now, even classical music has fallen victim to global warming.
"So why is the maple and spruce wood in a Stradivarius so different?
Part of the reason may be that trees grow slightly differently today than in the past.
"Climate difference could explain part of it but treatment of the wood could be another explanation. A third answer could simply be the ageing of the wood over the past 300 years," Dr Berend Stoel of the Leiden University Medical Center told Reuters."