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    From the Archive: a violin by Ferdinando Gagliano, Naples 1774

    2014-08-17T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Ferdinando Gagliano was published in The Strad, May 1958. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Ferdinando Gagliano was the eldest of the third generation of Gaglianos, a family of luthiers who enjoyed a virtual monopoly of violin making ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Joseph Guarneri filius Andrea

    2014-08-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Joseph Guarneri was published in The Strad, January 1914. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: There may be many interested in Italian work who, either ‘know not Joseph’, son of Andrea Guarneri, or in some way confuse his ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Joseph Guarneri filius Andrea

    2014-08-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Joseph Guarneri was published in The Strad, January 1914. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: There may be many interested in Italian work who, either ‘know not Joseph’, son of Andrea Guarneri, or in some way confuse his productions ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Pietro Giacomo Rogeri

    2014-08-03T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Pietro Giacomo Rogeri was published in The Strad, September 1913. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: For sheer beauty of form, workmanship, varnish, and – what is or should be of supreme importance – tone, the magnificent violin ...

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    From the Archive: a cello by C.G. Testore

    2014-07-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Carlo Giuseppe Testore was published in The Strad, July 1913. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The very interesting violoncello featured this month belonged at one time to Piatti, who sometimes played upon it in public and thought ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Bergonzi, Cremona, 1732, ‘Tarisio’

    2014-07-20T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Carlo Bergonzi was published in The Strad, June 1964. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Carlo Bergonzi will always rank as one of the greatest of the Cremonese makers as a number of his violins equal in originality ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Santo Serafino, Venice, 1737

    2014-07-13T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Santo Serafino was published in The Strad, May 1930. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: With Santo Serafino one has an exceptional instance among the great masters of instrument-making, of the development of beauty of appearance in his ...

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    From the Archive: the ‘Louis Spohr’ Guadagnini violin

    2014-07-06T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by G.B. Guadagnini was published in The Strad, July 1930. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This instrument is one of the very finest specimens of the Turin work of Guadagnini in existence. It was privately possessed for many ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Giovanni Grancino, 1697

    2014-06-29T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1697 violin by Giovanni Grancino was published in The Strad, July 1928. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: Thought the illustrated Grancino is early in date and somewhat indefinite in style, it is large in pattern, comparatively flat in model, ...

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    From the Archive: a cello by Joseph Guarnerius filius Andrea, 1707

    2014-06-23T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1707 cello by Joseph Guarnerius filius Andrea was published in The Strad, November 1928. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: Authentic cellos by this maker are exceedingly rare, although a number of speculative old cellos have been attributed to him, ...

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    From the Archive: a large pattern violin by Andrea Amati, Cremona, 1572

    2014-06-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1572 violin by Andrea Amati was published in The Strad, March 1928. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This instrument by Andrea Amati is perhaps unique, it being the only large violin by the maker that is known to me. ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolaus Gagliano

    2014-06-08T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of an inlaid violin by Nicolaus Gagliano was published in The Strad, July 1927. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: Though our illustrated Nicolaus Gagliano violin is a very late-dated specimen, betraying decided modifications of style, it shows the clean-cut positive manner ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Antonio Stradivari, 1702

    2014-06-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1702 violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, April 1926. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This is a Strad of the Golden Period, dated 1702. It was bought by Emile Sauret from Rudolph Gleichauff of Frankfurt a/Main, ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Andrea Guarneri

    2014-05-22T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Andrea Guarneri was published in The Strad, January 1926

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    From the Archive: the ‘Charles Reade’ Guadagnini violin, Milan, 1750

    2014-05-18T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by JB Guadagnini was published in The Strad, November 1925. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This noble instrument has Guadagnini tone to perfection. It has that special feature of heavily wooded violins, that the instrument requires some half-and-hour’s ...

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    From the archive: A cello by Joseph Guarnerius Filius Andrea

    2014-05-11T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Joseph Guarnerius Filius Andrea was published in The Strad, September 1925. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photograph: The instrument is one of the violincellos once owned by the late Mr Lutyens, and is authenticated by Messers. Hill and ...

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    From the archive: a viola by Jacob Stainer, 1670

    2014-05-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Jacob Stainer was published in The Strad, May 1925. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: Mr Posner’s Stainer viola is easily the finest, in every respect, known to me. It measures 16 11/16ths in body length, the upper ...

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    From the archive: a violin by Joseph Guarneri del Gesu, 1738

    2014-04-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesu' was published in The Strad, January 1925. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This wonderful Joseph is indeed a fiddle which justifies the use of superlatives in any attempt to describe it, and one ...

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    40 Years of the Kronos Quartet in Pictures

    2014-04-24T00:00:00Z

    It is the original American breakaway quartet, perhaps the most famous new-music group in the world, and currently celebrating four decades of boldly redefining the possibilities of the string quartet experience and repertoire. As the Kronos Quartet continues with its 40th anniversary season, its current members – founder David Harrington ...

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    From the archive: a cello by Domenico Montagnana

    2014-04-13T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a Domenico Montagnana cello was published in The Strad, May 1924. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This very fine cello by the ‘mighty Venetian’, Domenico Montagnana, is one of the treasures of the Lutyens collection. It was ...