All Amati articles – Page 2

  • ScanningAmati

    Medical scans reveal secrets of world's oldest cello


    Researchers at the National Music Museum in South Dakota, US, have used hospital scanning equipment to gather information on the construction of what is thought to be the oldest surviving cello, the 'King', made by the 16th-century Cremonese luthier Andrea Amati (c.1505–1577). Matthew Zeller, a graduate research assistant at the ...

  • FC_Calendar2014

    The special art of decorated instruments


    The Strad Calendar 2014 features beautifully decorated instruments by some of the finest makers of all time. John Dilworth tracks the history of the noble tradition, through the makers featured