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  • 8_1_16
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    From the Archive: a violin by Alexander Despine, Turin 1828

    2016-01-11T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Alexander Despine was published in The Strad, July, 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Several writers mention that Despine was a pupil of Pressenda, but this is most unlikely, as they were approximately the same age. It seems ...

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    From the Archive: a cello by Pressenda, Turin, 1828

    2015-05-11T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Pressenda was published in The Strad, June 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Although a number of fine violins by Pressenda have been illustrated in this journal, the splendid violincello featured this month is the first by this ...