Carlo Alberto Carutti's collection of plucked and bowed stringed instruments is currently on display in The Music Rooms at the Museo Civico 'Ala Ponzone' in Cremona. The collection comprises around 50 plucked instruments and a number of violins, violas, kits, hurdy-gurdies and viola d'amore, a selection of which are pictured here.

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