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  • Mystery_6_6_14_Back
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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: 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 ...

  • Mystery_May9
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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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    Strad Fest LA showcases eight Stradivarius violins

    2014-04-03T00:00:00Z

    Eight of Stradivarius’s best known violins were showcased in Los Angeles at the end of March as part of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s Strad Fest LA event. The eight instruments were the ‘Serdet’ Strad of 1666, the 1708 ‘Ruby’, the 1711 ‘Kreisler’, the 1720 ‘Beechback’, the 1714 ...

  • Mystery_March21
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    From the archive: a violin by Joseph Guarnerius, 1744

    2014-03-24T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1744 Joseph Guarnerius violin was published in The Strad, June 1926. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This violin, formerly belonging to Emile Sauret, is one of the finest examples of this maker’s later period, and is ...

  • Mystery_18_4_14
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    From the archive: a cello by Francesco Rugierius, II Per

    2014-03-14T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a Francesco Rugierius cello was published in The Strad, October 1924. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This cello is an example of the best known of that large family of makers who worked under the names of Ruger, Rogeri and ...

  • MysteryMarch7
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    From the archive: a cello by G.B. Gabrielli, Florence, 1756

    2014-03-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1756 G.B. Gabrielli cello was published in The Strad, September 1953. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: Giovanni Baptista Gabrielli was one of the best of a numerous band of eighteenth century Florentine makers, which included Pietro Anselmo and Gasparo ...

  • Cecilia_Hansen
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    Early female violinists in pictures

    2014-03-07T00:00:00Z

    To celebrate International Women's Day 2014 on 8 March, The Strad revisits Tully Potter’s article from the May 2010 issue on the top female soloists from the late-19th and early-20th centuries , as seen through the pages of The Strad. The birth of The Strad in London in ...

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    Vienna’s Musical Giants exhibition at Carnegie Hall

    2014-02-24T00:00:00Z

    From February 25 to May 5 Carnegie Hall's Rose Museum plays host to a free exhibition entitled Vienna’s Musical Giants: Treasures from the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. The selection of 25 original manuscripts and artifacts, belonging to such composers as Beethoven, Schubert, Mahler, Mozart, and Richard Strauss, is on loan from ...

  • Mystery_Intsrument_Feb21
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    From the archive: a violin by Domenicus Montagnana, Venice, c1700

    2014-02-24T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a c1700 Domenicus Montagnana violin was published in The Strad, June 1956. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: There is possibly not another Italian violin maker of importance about which so little is known as Domenicus Montagnana. His genuine violins are ...

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    Circa and the Debussy Quartet present Opus

    2014-02-21T00:00:00Z

    This week contemporary circus group Circa teams with the Debussy String Quartet at London's Barbican to present the UK premiere of Opus . Directed by Yaron Lifschitz, the production has at its core three of Shostakovich’s string quartets, performed live by the Debussy Quartet, as 14 acrobats tumble and spin ...

  • In_Focus_Bellosio
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    In Focus: studies of great and unusual stringed instruments

    2014-02-19T00:00:00Z

    In Focus presents studies of great and unusual instruments as featured in The Strad magazine. The book is a vital resource for instrument experts, and also provides inspiration for today's stringed instrument makers, including detailed pictures and articles by lutherie experts. Instruments range from the famous 'Messiah' Stradivarius to ...

  • Mystery_Instrument_Feb14_Back
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    From the archive: a violin by Nicolo Gagliano, Naples, 1780

    2014-02-17T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1780 Nicolo Gagliano violin was published in The Strad, July 1936. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: The pristine condition of this example prompts us to consider how much longer will the violins of Amati, Stradivarius and the Guarneris last, ...

  • Mystery_Instrument_Feb7
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    From the archive: a cello by Antonius and Hieronymus Amati, Cremona, 1615

    2014-02-10T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1615 Antonius and Hieronymus Amati cello was published in The Strad, February 1934. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This excellent specimen of the work of the Brothers Amati was made in 1615 and has a well authenticated pedigree. It ...

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    From the archive: a violin by Joseph Guarnerius del Gesù, 1739

    2014-02-03T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1739 Joseph Guarnerius del Gesù violin was published in The Strad, July 1933. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: The history of this fine Joseph is as follows: It was originally in the possession of Count Castelbarco of Milan, and ...

  • Mystery_Instrument_Jan24
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    From the archive: a viola by A. and H. Amati, 1619

    2014-01-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1619 A. and H. Amati viola was published in The Strad, July 1924. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: This specimen was undoubtedly originally in the set of Amati instruments at the Pitti Palace in Florence, which were made to ...

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    The hands of violinist Ivry Gitlis

    2014-01-21T00:00:00Z

    In the first of a series of galleries focusing on the hands of famous string players, The Strad brings you the hands of violinist Ivry Gitlis, photographed by the editor, Ariane Todes, in his Paris flat. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part ...

  • Mystery_Instrument_17Jan14
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    From the archive: a ‘St Cecile’ Vuillaume violin, Paris, 1849

    2014-01-20T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of an 1849 ‘St Cecile’ Vuillaume violin was published in The Strad, January 1958. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: Jean Baptiste Vuillaume at the time of his death in 1875 was credited with upwards of 3,000 instruments made over a period ...

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    From the archive: a violin by Joannes Baptista Guadagnini, Turin, 1782

    2014-01-13T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Joannes Baptista Guadagnini from 1782 was published in The Strad, October 1927. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: The violin is a remarkable example of the master’s best tonal period. Only a limited number of Guadagninis are precisely ...