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  • Mystery_27_11_15

    From the Archive: a violin by P.G. Mantegazza, Milan, 1760


    This illustration of a violin by P.G. Mantegazza was published in The Strad, October 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month’s illustration is of a bold and handsome violin by Mantegazza. The form of all members of this family is generally that of ...

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    Analysing a Mantegazza viola, 1796


    The large proportions of this instrument give it a powerful sound that make it ideal for string quartets, says Sam Zygmuntowicz