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Exploring the secrets of Stradivari's workshop

2020-01-17T15:57:00+00:00

The workshop where Stradivari made the instruments of his golden period was demolished in 1938. Andrew Dipper uncovers the clues that give an insight into the great master's working environment

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The gain in Spain: German makers in Naples

2020-01-09T12:57:00+00:00

In the 16th century, many European cities saw an influx of makers from Germany – and the cultural milieu and civic policies of Spanish-held Naples proved particularly attractive. Luigi Sisto explains how the expatriate community laid the groundwork for the city’s lutherie tradition

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