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  • Hill
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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 ...

  • Stradivarius
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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 ...

  • Tertis
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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 ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by J.B. Salomon, 1750

    2016-09-26T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Jean Baptiste-Deshayes Salomon was published in The Strad, April 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The work of Jean Baptiste-Deshayes Salomon is definitely Italianate and appears to have been influenced by the peculiarities of the mid-18th-century ...

  • 16_9_16
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    From the Archive: Antonius and Hieronymus Amati 'Henry IV' violin, Cremona, 1595

    2016-09-19T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonius and Hieronymus Amati was published in The Strad, April 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Decorated violins are as old as the instrument itself. Andrea Amati of Cremona, credited with being the first known violin ...

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    From the Archive: copy of a late Stradivarius violin by Nicholas Lupot

    2016-09-12T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nicholas Lupot was published in The Strad, February 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Lupot was the first maker, together with his colleague Francois Pique, to recognise and establish beyond doubt the superiority of the Stradivarius model and ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Ferdinando Landolphi, Milan, 1752

    2016-09-05T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Carlo Ferdinando Landolphi was published in The Strad, October 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The earliest records say that this instrument was owned by Count Alfred Belissa of Genoa. A letter written on the Count's personal stationary ...

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    From the Archive: a viola by J.F. Guidantus, 1737

    2016-08-29T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by J.F. Guidantus was published in The Strad, August 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: In the June 1982 London sales, among the sought-after instruments at Christie's was a J.F. Guidantus 1737 viola, which predictably exceeded its estimate by ...

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    From the Archive: a cello by Glen Collins, 'The Royal Charles', 1982

    2016-08-22T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Glen Collins was published in The Strad, August 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: It has been a long standing ambition of luthier Glen A. Collins to make a cello for HRH the Prince of Wales. Collins started ...

  • 12_8_16
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    From the Archive: a cello by G.B. Rugeri of Cremona

    2016-08-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by G.B. Rugeri was published in The Strad, June 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This cello has a distinguished history. It was brought from Italy to pass into the possession of King George IV and then to the ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Alfredo Galea, 1979

    2016-08-08T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Alfredo Galea was published in The Strad, March 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Among the Italian violins produced in this century, the instruments of Alfredo G. Galea merit special appreciation for their lustrous and flexible tone. After ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Sam Daniels, Jerome, Idaho, 1977

    2016-08-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Sam Daniels was published in The Strad, August 1980. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Sam Daniels was born in 1915 in Idaho. His first attempt at making a violin was in 1936, when Sam ordered a kit from ...