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    From the Archive: a violin by Daniel Parker

    2017-05-09T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Daniel Parker was published in The Strad, December 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Although most writers on the violin have taken Daniel Parker to heart, waxing euphoric about this most individual of makers, he has remained an enigma, ...

  • Aranyi Stradivarius violin
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    From the Archive: the 'Aranyi' Stradivarius violin, 1667

    2017-05-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the 1667 'Aranyi' Stradivarius violin was published in The Strad, November 1986

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    From the Archive: a 1739 cello by Domenico Montagnana

    2017-04-24T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Domenico Montagnana was published in The Strad, October 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Stephen Kates is the proud owner of a magnificent Montagnana cello whose tone is as beautiful as its appearance. The fascinating story ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by José Contreras

    2017-04-17T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by José Contreras was published in The Strad, September 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: José Contreras, a contemporary of Stradivari, is undoubtedly the premiere name in Spanish violin making. The instrument we have illustrated is a ...

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    From the Archive: a cello by David Tecchler, Rome 1706

    2017-04-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1706 cello by David Tecchler (c.1666 – c.1747) was published on the front cover of The Strad, July 1986. The photograph was reproduced courtesy of dealer/restorer Bein and Fushi of Chicago. German-born Tecchler arrived in Rome in his late 20s and is considered the ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1696

    2017-04-03T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Matteo Goffriller was published in The Strad, August 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Hugh Bean once remarked that Albert Sammons 'got through one violin a week'. This statement is obviously an exaggeration but it does ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Joseph Panormo

    2017-03-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Joseph Panormo was published in The Strad, May 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Joseph Panormo was the eldest son of Vincenzo Panormo and his father's principal apprentice until the beginning of the 19th century. Born ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Vincenzo Panormo from his Paris period

    2017-03-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Vincenzo Panormo was published in The Strad, April 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Dividing up the large body of work known in general as 'Panormo' among a family which seems to have multiplied itself ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolas Lupot, 1805

    2017-03-06T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of an 1805 violin by Nicolas Lupot was published in The Strad, September 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Despite sporadic indications to the contrary, the economic recession promises to stay with us for a while yet. Unlike the famous ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolas Lupot, 1816

    2017-02-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of an 1816 violin by Nicolas Lupot was published in The Strad, January 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This violin, which was begun in 1815, was completed in 1816 and awarded as a premier prix in 1818. The recipient ...