Italian

  • Gabrielli crop
    Feature

    In focus: c.1767 violin by G.B. Gabrielli

    2019-07-19T12:02:00Z

    Kai Dase takes a close look at a violin by one of the finest and most influential Florentine makers of the 18th century

  • Ornati53tav
    Focus

    In focus: 1953 violin by Giuseppe Ornati

    2019-04-09T16:19:00Z

    A maker and also tutor at the Cremona International Violin Making School, whose influence was keenly felt among Italian luthiers during the latter part of the 20th century.

  • Rugeri crop
    Focus

    In focus: 1675 violin by Francesco Rugeri

    2019-03-22T17:00:00Z

    In this article from the December 2014 issue, Fausto Cacciatori takes a close look at a fine example of a rather enigmatic maker with links to Nicolò Amati

  • MysteryMarch7
    Gallery

    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 ...