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Childsplay, a world-class band of fiddlers that's made music for three decades, will hold its final performances Sunday, November 24. They'll be joined by artistic director Bob Childs, who made the all of the group's violins and violas (Courtesy of Dylan Ladds).
Childsplay, a world-class band of fiddlers that's made music for three decades, will hold its final performances Sunday, November 24. They'll be joined by artistic director Bob Childs, who made the all of the group's violins and violas (Courtesy of Dylan Ladds).

This Sunday, a world-class band of fiddlers that's made music around New England for three decades will hold its final performances at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge.

The musicians of the group Childsplay have gathered around the holidays each year to celebrate music of the Celtic regions of the world.

What they have in common is their instruments. They play violins and violas made by Bob Childs of Arlington, who also performs with the group and is its artistic director.

Childs spoke with WBUR's All Things Considered host Lisa Mullins.

This segment aired on November 22, 2019.

Lisa Mullins Twitter Host, All Things Considered
Lisa Mullins is the voice of WBUR’s All Things Considered. She anchors the program, conducts interviews and reports from the field.

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