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Paganini's Cannon

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Paganini's Cannon

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Jazz violinist Regina Carter has become the first non-classical musician to play "The Cannon," Niccolo Paganini's legendary Guarneri violin. It's stored in a vault in Genoa, Italy, where Carter went to try it. Reporter Michelle Mercer went with her.