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    From the Archive: a violin by Benjamin Banks, Salisbury, 1790

    2017-02-20T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the 1790 violin by Benjamin Banks was published in The Strad, October 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Benjamin Banks is one of the major figures of British violin making. This particularly interesting and well-preserved example of his work, ...

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    From the Archive: the 'Zahn' Stradivarius, 1719

    2017-02-13T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the 1719 'Zahn' violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, September 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The violin shown on this month's front cover is the 'Zahn' Stradivarius made in 1719. The instrument is an ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Stradivarius, 1689

    2017-02-06T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1689 violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, August 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month's cover features a 1689 Stradivari violin recently discovered in Switzerland. The instrument is stylistically typical of the period between ...

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    From the Archive: a tenor viola by Andrea Guarneri, 1664

    2017-01-30T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1664 viola by Andrea Guarneri was published in The Strad, June 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This magnificent tenor viola, 482 mm, by Andrea Guarneri of Cremona was sold in the 1940s by the Counts Canal family ...

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    From the Archive: the 'Harrison' Stradivarius violin, 1693

    2017-01-23T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1695 violin by Antonio Stradivari [the date has since been corrected to 1693] was published in The Strad, June 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs The Shrine to Music Museum [now named the National Music Museum or ‘NMM’] ...

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    From the Archive: a 1725 cello by Peter Guarneri of Venice

    2017-01-16T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1725 cello by Peter Guarneri of Venice was published in The Strad, April 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: London's springtime sales once again afford a useful opportunity to study works from schools not often accessible to most ...

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    Elbphilharmonie concert venue opens in Hamburg

    2017-01-12T00:00:00Z

    Last night marked the official opening of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. Guests, including German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, attended a concert in the Grand Hall performed by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and choir of the Bayerischer Rundfunk under conductor Thomas Hengelbrock. Designed by architects Herzog de Meuron ...

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    From the Archive: the 'Pierre Rode' Stradivarius violin, 1715

    2017-01-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the 'Pierre Rode' Stradivarius violin was published in The Strad, April 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The violin shown on this month's front cover is the 'Pierre Rode' Strad, made in 1715 and now owned by Oscar Shumsky. ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Jakob Stainer, 1672

    2017-01-02T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Jakob Stainer was published in The Strad, March 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: It is difficult to separate much of the fact and fiction surrounding Jakob Stainer and both have been mixed together in the ...

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    From the Archive: a viola by Joseph Hill, 1770

    2016-12-26T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Joseph Hill was published in The Strad, March 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: At the Philips January event, the limelight was on violas. A fine Joseph Hill of London 1770 15 7/8 inches back with ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Antonio Mariani, Pesaro, 166-

    2016-12-12T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonio Mariani was published in The Strad, March 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The Mariani family - Ludovico, Fabio and Brandini - were noted for their Brescian appearance, so the assumption is often made that ...

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    From the Archive: a viola by Carl G. Becker and Carl F. Becker, 1952

    2016-12-05T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by 'Carl Becker and Son' was published in The Strad, November1984. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Carl F. Becker is considered by makers worldwide to be a superlative craftsman and part of a family dynasty. His ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Michael Platner, Rome, 1728

    2016-11-28T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Michael Platner was published in The Strad, June1984. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Michael Platner of Rome is an important violin maker whose work is recognised and sought after, yet little is actually known about the ...

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    From the Archive: the 'Bucher' Stradivarius violin, 1683

    2016-11-07T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the Stradivarius 'Bucher' violin was published in The Strad, April1984. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The violin illustrated is the 'Bucher' of 1683. Stradivari was a mere stripling of 39 when he made it; not so young by common ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Augusto Pollastri, Bologna, 1908

    2016-10-31T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1908 violin by Augusto Pollastri was published in The Strad, January 1984. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Modern Bolognese violin makers acknowledge Raffaele Fiorini (1823-98) as sole and indisputable founder of the school. After a brief apprenticeship at ...

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    Trinity Laban Conservatoire acquires Tertis-White Collection

    2016-10-24T00:00:00Z

    Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance has acquired the Tertis-White Collection - an archive of material relating to the great British violist Lionel Tertis . The collection was put together by fellow violist and author John White - whose biography of Tertis was published in 2006 - ...

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    From the Archive: the 'Lady Tennant' Stradivarius violin, 1699

    2016-10-24T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the 'Lady Tennant' Stradivari was published in The Strad, November 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The Hill book on Stradivari reminds us that the 1690 decade coincides with the master's achievement of a half century of age when ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Bergonzi, Cremona, c.1730

    2016-10-17T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the a violin by Carlo Bergonzi was published in The Strad, November 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The violin illustrated on our front cover was made by Carlo Bergonzi in Cremona in about 1730. It is a fine ...

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    From the Archive: the Stradivarius 'Barjansky' cello, 1684

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the Barjansky Stradivarius cello was published in The Strad, August 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Sotheby's auction on 23 June was another of their marathon events, divided into two sessions, and there were some sensational prices among the ...

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    From the Archive: a Stradivarius violin from the 1695 period

    2016-10-03T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, April 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This violin, which is not recorded in any of the books listing Stradivari's works, belongs to the 1695 era, the so-called long ...