All Carlo-Giuseppe-Testore articles

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    Comparing a $62 factory violin to a $285,000 Testore


    Classicaly trained violinist and prolific YouTuber Rob Landes visits Peter Prier Sons in Salt Lake City, Utah, to compare a $62 factory violin bought from Amazon against a 1794 Vincenzo Panormo, an 1885 Giuseppe Scarampella and finally a 1700 Carlo Giuseppe Testore.

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    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Guiseppe Testore, Milan, 1700


    This illustration of a violin by Carlo Giuseppe Testore was published in The Strad, February 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The violin illustrated here is a fine example of Carlo Giuseppe Testore's best work. He was the founder of this family of Milanese ...