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    From the Archive: a violin by Stradivarius, 1727

    2017-07-18T16:31:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, December 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: Stradivari’s particular achievement was to bring the violin as near to perfection as to make improvements apparently impossible, through single-minded ...

  • guarneri del Gesù
    Article

    From the Archive: the 'Adam' Guarneri 'del Gesù' violin, 1738

    2017-07-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Guarneri 'del Gesù' was published in The Strad, December 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: Guarneri 'del Gesù' drew together all the strands of Cremonese and Brescian makers, and with great force of character, ...

  • Rocca
    Article

    From the Archive: a cello by Joseph Rocca, Turin, 1838

    2017-07-03T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Joseph Rocca was published in The Strad, November 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: What is it about the month of November that brings out the sellers? Ever since November 1978 and the big Sotheby event that began ...

  • nathaniel cross
    Article

    From the Archive: a violin by Nathaniel Cross, 'Aldermanbury'

    2017-06-26T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nathaniel Cross was published in The Strad, August 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: Born in 1689, when the only possible social mobility was downward, and humility and hard work were the only defence against the gutter and ...

  • lord norton
    Article

    From the Archive: the Antonio Stradivari, 'Lord Norton', violin 1737

    2017-06-19T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, July 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: The violin is named after Lord Norton, who purchased it from George Hart shortly after the sale of the Gillot collection at Christies in ...

  • juilliard tianjin
    Article

    The Juilliard School reveals designs for its new Tianjin Juilliard School in China

    2017-06-15T00:00:00Z

    The Juilliard School has unveiled the preliminary designs for its new Tianjin Juilliard School, due to open in China in 2019. Construction of the facility will be overseen by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the same firm that was responsible for the 2009 renovations of Juilliard's New York City campus and ...

  • nicolo gagliano
    Article

    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolo Gagliano of Naples, 1775

    2017-06-12T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nicolo Gagliano of Naples was published in The Strad, June 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: Sotheby's mammoth sale on April 30 mustered 564 lots. The attendance strained the resources of the Conduit Street Gallery, with foreign ...

  • guarneri del Gesù
    Article

    From the Archive: 1733 Guarneri 'del Gesù' violin, 'ex Kreisler'

    2017-06-05T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Guarneri 'del Gesù' was published in The Strad, January 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The instrument most closely associated with Fritz Kreisler is the 1733 Guarneri ' del Gesù' now owned by ...

  • alessandro gagliano
    Article

    From the Archive: a violin by Alessandro Gagliano, 'Rotondo', 1710

    2017-05-29T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Alessandro Gagliano was published in The Strad, May 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Alessandro Gagliano worked in Naples from about 1700 to 1735. He is the first recorded Neapolitan violin maker, his work is relatively rare and ...

  • carlo bergonzi
    Article

    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Bergonzi, 'ex Kreisler'

    2017-05-22T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Carlo Bergonzi was published in The Strad, January 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Hill's record of this Carlo Bergonzi violin places it first in the collection of Count Cozio di Salabue, the first great violin collector and ...