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    From the Archive: a violin by Alexander Despine, Turin 1828

    2016-01-11T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Alexander Despine was published in The Strad, July, 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Several writers mention that Despine was a pupil of Pressenda, but this is most unlikely, as they were approximately the same age. It seems ...

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    From the Archive: A violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda, Turin, 1837

    2016-01-04T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda was published in The Strad, March, 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Giovanni Francesco Pressenda generally followed a Stradivari model, especially in his early violins; later he designed a pattern of his own where the ...

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

    2015-12-28T00:00:00Z

    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 ...

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    3D-printed miniature orchestra at Musical Instrument Museum

    2015-12-22T00:00:00Z

    The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, US, has created the world's first, complete, 3D-printed miniature symphony orchestra. A number of musicians, mainly from London City Orchestra, were photographed by London studio my3Dtwin in a special 360-degree booth, with cameras arranged to capture every angle of the musician and his or ...

  • 18_12_15
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    From the Archive: A violin by Nicolas Lupot, Paris, 1800-1810

    2015-12-21T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nicolas Lupot was published in The Strad, February, 1971. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month we are able to publish photographs of a very handsome violin which is the sole work of Nicolas Lupot and bears the ...

  • 11_12_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by Michael Angelo Bergonzi, Cremona, 1757

    2015-12-14T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Michael Angelo Bergonzi was published in The Strad, January 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Five Bergonzis are known to have worked as violin makers in Cremona. Carlo, the founder of the family was active from the closing ...

  • 4_12_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by Francesco de Emiliani, Rome, 172-

    2015-12-07T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Francesco de Emiliani was published in The Strad, November 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The subject of this month’s illustration is a very handsome and finely preserved example of the work of Francesco de Emiliani who worked ...

  • Mystery_27_11_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by P.G. Mantegazza, Milan, 1760

    2015-11-30T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by P.G. Mantegazza was published in The Strad, October 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month’s illustration is of a bold and handsome violin by Mantegazza. The form of all members of this family is generally that of ...

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    From the Archive: a viola by Daniel Parker, London, 1715

    2015-11-23T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a Daniel Parker viola was published in The Strad, June 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month we are illustrating a large viola by Daniel Parker bearing a label dated 1715. It measures 17 inches in length of body; other ...

  • Mystery_13_11_15
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    From the Archive: a cello by J.F. Aldric, Paris, 1825

    2015-11-16T00:00:00Z

    This llustration of a cello by J.F. Aldric was published in The Strad, February 1969. 

  • 6_11_15
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    From the Archive: the 'Ferdinand David' J.B. Vuillaume, Paris, 1840-5

    2015-11-09T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by J.B. Vuillaume was published in The Strad, June 1968

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    From the Archive: a violin by Antonio Stradivarius, Cremona, 1723, the ‘Jules Falk’

    2015-11-02T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the ‘Jules Falk’ Stradivari was published in The Strad, August 1960. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The Stradivari illustrated has an interesting and well-documented history. It is possible to trace its ownership without a break since it was in the possession ...

  • Mystery_9_10_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolo Gagliano, Naples 174-

    2015-10-12T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nicolo Gagliano was published in The Strad, December 1961. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Nicolo Gagliano was one of the best, if not the best, workman of this numerous and well-known Neapolitan family. The eldest son of Alessandro, ...

  • Mystery_2_Oct_2015
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    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Guadagnini, Turin, 1806

    2015-10-05T00:00:00Z

    An illustration of a violin by Carlo Guadagnini published in The Strad, September 1961

  • Mystery_25_9_15
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    From the Archive: a Francois Lupot violin, Paris 1798

    2015-09-28T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a Francois Lupot violin was published in The Strad, November 1961. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Francois Lupot was the father of Nicolas Lupot, the greatest of all French makers and by many regarded as the finest non-Italian luthier of all ...

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    L’Archet Révolutionnaire - violin, viola and cello bows of the 18th century

    2015-09-25T00:00:00Z

    From 1 to 3 November 2015, Tarisio auction house is curating 'L’Archet Révolutionnaire', a London exhibition of 50 rare, revolutionary violin, viola and cello bows, dating from 1700-1800. Featuring French, Italian and German bows by Tourte, Mauchand, Duchaine, Dodd and Pajeot, this is the first time such ...

  • 18_9_15
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    From the Archive: a cello by Giovanni Grancino, Milan, 1680-90

    2015-09-21T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Giovanni Grancino was published in The Strad, July 1960. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: A fine cello by Grancino , which was formerly in the possession of the celebrated Belgian cellist Adrien Servais (1807-1866), forms the subject of ...

  • 11_9_15
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    From the Archive: The ‘Isador Berger’ Stradivarius violin, Cremona, 1705-10

    2015-09-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the ‘Isador Berger’ Stradivarius was published in The Strad, November 1960. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The ‘Isador Berger’ Stradivarius dates from the period 1705-1710 and is representative of the best period of his work. The instrument has for the past ...

  • Mystery_4_9_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by Raffaele Trapani, Naples, 1815

    2015-09-07T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a Raffaele Trapani violin was published in The Strad, February 1961. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Raffaele Trapani worked in Naples during the first quarter of the last century and is reputed to have made a considerable number of violins and ...

  • Mystery_28_8_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by Michel Angelo Bergonzi, Cremona, 1756

    2015-08-31T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a Michel Angelo Bergonzi violin was published in The Strad, October 1960. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Michel Angelo Bergonzi, the son of Carlo Bergonzi, was born in 1722 and died about 1770. He was the pupil of his celebrated father ...