- Playing & Teaching
- Issue archive
- More navigation items
This illustration of the ‘General Kyd’ Stradivarius was published in The Strad, January 1962. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs
During the ten years from 1710 to 1720, Stradivarius constructed many of his finest instruments, for it will be found that more outstanding examples of his genius date from this period than from any other decade of his long life.
Although Stradivarius had reached his 70th year in 1714, over 20 more productive years still lay ahead...
This article is usually available exclusively to subscribers.
For a limited period, you can enjoy all the benefits of an online subscription free for 7 days. Sign up now to read this article in full and to enjoy unlimited access to all premium online content, a digital edition of the latest issue, plus an online archive of more than 100+ back issues.