All Balestrieri articles
The Balestrieri has a fine and well-preserved covering of rich red-brown varnish, which has worn softly in the manner of Cremonese recipes
This is an extract from an article in the July 1993 issue of The Strad, in which John Dilworth examined the Mantuan school – and the connections of its luthiers to Piacenza
This illustration of a violin by Tomasso Balestrieri was published in The Strad, December 1974. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Tomasso Balestrieri is one of those makers the quality of whose work varies very considerably, but even his less carefully finished instruments possess tonal ...