A very fine and representative example from the most accomplished period of the grandfather of the modern Venetian school. Article by Roland Baumgartner, photos by Gertrud M. Reuter
The cello on which Pablo Casals made his landmark recordings was for a long time believed to be by Bergonzi, writes Philip Kass
Christopher Reuning looks at an instrument which could be confused with one by Tecchler, but is actually by the other great Roman cello maker
These photographs were taking at the Ryedale Festival as part of the ‘Triple Concert’ at Castle Howard, which features three different groups performing contrasting concerts in different parts of the building.
When the great violinist and teacher died in 2012, at the age of 94, these photos were included in our tribute to an extraordinarily long and celebrated career
In this article from July 2015, David Rattray takes a look at a highly refined instrument that kicks against the constraints of conformity
In this article from the December 2015 issue, David Bonsey takes a look at a violin from early in its maker’s career, but already a few steps along a crucial design evolution
‘Precious Instruments, Illustrious Names’ exhibit includes 30 instruments from the 17th to 20th centuries
Photos and video from ‘Goldberg Variations: ternary patterns for insomnia’
In this article from the October 2009 issue, Philip Kass untangles Rogeri, Rugeri and the last Amati in taking a closer look at a late 17th-century violin by the first
Of the five or six Stradivari guitars still extant, it is also, thanks to a recent restoration, the only one that is currently playable. Violinmaker Gregg Alf takes a closer look[click + to zoom]
Virginia Villa, director of Museo del Violino, previews the 15th edition of Cremona’s Triennale competition, which begins in September. Photos from the 2015 edition
In the January 2013 issue, John Dilworth examined this fine example of the great Venetian crafstman’s work [click + to zoom in]
This article by B. Herderson was published in the July 1907 edition of The Strad, when Auer was 62 years old.
Marked forever by Paganini and nearly lost in the snow by Piatti, this 1717 cello by Pietro Giacomo Rogeri has had a colourful history. Article by John Dilworth from the July 2009 issue