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    From the archive: double basses by Montagnana, Rocca, Guadagnini and Panormo

    2017-11-29T16:17:00Z

    These photos were published in the February 1991 issue of The Strad in a focus on the double bass, including a interviews with Barry Guy, and Samuel Barry Kolstein, a profile of the Ouchard bass bow making workshop, and a tribute to Towry Piper whose 1911 articles for ...

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Violin by Andrea Amati, c.1566

    2017-11-21T11:35:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this violin from a private collection in Germany featuring in October. Text by John Dilworth

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    Gallery: Violin Society of America 2017 convention

    2017-11-13T16:18:00Z

    The Violin Society of America’s 45th annual convention took place in Arlington, Virginia, on 9-11 November. Photographs by luthier Christopher Jacoby, editor of the VSA members’ magazine The Scroll 1. John Montgomery showing off the 1699 ‘Castelbarco’ Stradivari cello in the Library of Congress, during the ...

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Stradivarius viola, 1715

    2017-11-06T14:51:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this viola from the Russian State Collection featuring in September. Text by John Dilworth

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Viola da gamba by Girolamo Amati, 1611

    2017-10-25T11:50:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this viola da gamba from the Russian State Collection featuring in July. Text by John Dilworth

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Violin by Lorenzo Storioni, 1770

    2017-10-12T12:05:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this violin featuring in May. Text by John Dilworth

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    From the archive: the violins of Georges Chanot

    2017-10-09T15:47:00Z

    These photos were published in the July 1989 issue of The Strad, along with an article by Kenway Lee, from which the text below is extracted

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    From the archive: the 1717 Montagnana viola once belonging to Lionel Tertis

    2017-08-14T11:18:00Z

    These photographs were published in the September 1988 issue of The Strad. The following text is from the article they accompanied, in which Tully Potter examines the recent lineage of the instrument, including interviewing current owner Roger Chase

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    From the Archive: 1911 violin by Giuseppe Fiorini

    2017-08-07T15:36:00Z

    These photographs were published in the June 1988 issue of The Strad. The following text is from the accompanying article, ’Fiorini: A modern heritage’ by John Dilworth

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    From the Archive: the 1730 'De Munck-Feuermann' Stradivarius cello

    2017-07-31T13:43:00Z

    This photograph was published in the April 1988 issue of The Strad. The following text is extracted from the accompanying article:

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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...