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  • Chamber double bass
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    From the Archive: Basso Di Camera by William Booth Snr, 1821

    2017-07-24T15:08:00Z

    These photographs of a chamber bass were published in the March 1988 issue of The Strad. The following text is extracted from the accompanying article:

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    From the Archive: a violin by Stradivarius, 1727

    2017-07-18T16:31:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, December 1987. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: Stradivari’s particular achievement was to bring the violin as near to perfection as to make improvements apparently impossible, through single-minded ...

  • Aranyi Stradivarius violin
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    From the Archive: the 'Aranyi' Stradivarius violin, 1667

    2017-05-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the 1667 'Aranyi' Stradivarius violin was published in The Strad, November 1986

  • montagnana cello
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    From the Archive: a 1739 cello by Domenico Montagnana

    2017-04-24T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Domenico Montagnana was published in The Strad, October 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Stephen Kates is the proud owner of a magnificent Montagnana cello whose tone is as beautiful as its appearance. The fascinating story ...

  • José Contreras
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    From the Archive: a violin by José Contreras

    2017-04-17T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by José Contreras was published in The Strad, September 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: José Contreras, a contemporary of Stradivari, is undoubtedly the premiere name in Spanish violin making. The instrument we have illustrated is a ...

  • david tecchler
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    From the Archive: a cello by David Tecchler, Rome 1706

    2017-04-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1706 cello by David Tecchler (c.1666 – c.1747) was published on the front cover of The Strad, July 1986. The photograph was reproduced courtesy of dealer/restorer Bein and Fushi of Chicago. German-born Tecchler arrived in Rome in his late 20s and is considered the ...

  • goffriller
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    From the Archive: a violin by Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1696

    2017-04-03T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Matteo Goffriller was published in The Strad, August 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Hugh Bean once remarked that Albert Sammons 'got through one violin a week'. This statement is obviously an exaggeration but it does ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Joseph Panormo

    2017-03-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Joseph Panormo was published in The Strad, May 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Joseph Panormo was the eldest son of Vincenzo Panormo and his father's principal apprentice until the beginning of the 19th century. Born ...

  • panormo
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    From the Archive: a violin by Vincenzo Panormo from his Paris period

    2017-03-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Vincenzo Panormo was published in The Strad, April 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Dividing up the large body of work known in general as 'Panormo' among a family which seems to have multiplied itself ...

  • lupot
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    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolas Lupot, 1805

    2017-03-06T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of an 1805 violin by Nicolas Lupot was published in The Strad, September 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Despite sporadic indications to the contrary, the economic recession promises to stay with us for a while yet. Unlike the famous ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolas Lupot, 1816

    2017-02-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of an 1816 violin by Nicolas Lupot was published in The Strad, January 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This violin, which was begun in 1815, was completed in 1816 and awarded as a premier prix in 1818. The recipient ...

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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 ...

  • stradivaristradivari
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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 ...

  • guarneri
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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 ...

  • stradivarius
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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’] ...

  • guarneriguarneri
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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 ...

  • stradivarius
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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 ...