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The importance to English bass making of the great Italian double bassist Domenico Dragonetti has been underestimated. Bass makers Thomas Martin, Martin Lawrence and George Martin reveal how the musician and his Gasparo da Salò instrument had a direct influence on London’s luthiers
This illustration of a Gasparo da Salo violin was published in The Strad, September 1973. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Very few violins by Gasparo da Salo (c.1542-1609), the celebrated Brescian maker, whose actual name was Gasparo di Bertolotti – the ‘da Salo’ being derived ...