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August 1891 family tree

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A family tree of Italian violin makers

2021-06-10T09:53:00+01:00

This illustrated representation of violin making in Italy first appeared in The Strad’s August 1891 issue

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason loaned 1700 Gofriller cello

2021-06-08T14:04:00+01:00

The instrument ‘presents a kaleidoscope of tonal qualities’ and ’has an uncanny capacity to respond’ according to the cellist

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