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    Rolf Lislevand plays a Stradivarius guitar

    2018-06-13T11:20:00Z

    Norwegian early music specialist Rolf Lislevand plays the 1679 ‘Sabionari’ Stradivari, the only guitar by the maker which is currently playable. The piece is a Tarantela by Spanish Baroque composer Santiago de Murcia. Read: The ‘Sabionari’ Stradivarius guitar, 1679 [gallery]

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    Cremona Triennale: the Olympics of violin making

    2018-06-12T12:08:00Z

    Virginia Villa, director of Museo del Violino, previews the 15th edition of Cremona’s Triennale competition, which begins in September. Photos from the 2015 edition

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Stradivarius viola, 1715

    2017-11-06T14:51:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this viola from the Russian State Collection featuring in September. Text by John Dilworth

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    Federico Guglielmo plays Andrea Amati violin

    2017-11-02T17:27:00Z

    In this video filmed at the Palazzo Marino in Milan, Federico Guglielmo plays a Sonata by Cremonese composer of the Early Baroque, Nicolò Corradini. Accompanied by Diego Cantalupi on chitarrone, Guglielmo plays a 1570 Andrea Amati violin made for Charles IX of France. The violin is currently exhibited ...

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Viola da gamba by Girolamo Amati, 1611

    2017-10-25T11:50:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this viola da gamba from the Russian State Collection featuring in July. Text by John Dilworth

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Violin by Lorenzo Storioni, 1770

    2017-10-12T12:05:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this violin featuring in May. Text by John Dilworth

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    From The Strad Calendar 2018: Giuseppe Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ violin, 1742

    2017-10-06T09:12:00Z

    Based in Cremona, the Friends of Stradivari network brings together instruments owned by collectors and stringed-instrument enthusiasts from around the world. The Strad Calendar 2018 celebrates twelve of these treasures, with this violin featuring in April. Text by John Dilworth

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    Lena Yokohama plays Vivaldi on newly restored 1749 Santo Serafin violin

    2017-08-29T14:13:00Z

    In this video at the Violin Museum, Cremona (Museo del Violino), Japanese violinist Lena Yokohama plays a 1749 Santo Serafin violin. The museum has been coordinating the violin’s restoration on behalf of the Russian state collection, with Cremona-based luthiers Bruce Carlson and Bernard Neumann carrying out the work over ...

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    Cremona's Museum of the Violin begins ‘Legacy of Nicolò Amati' concert series

    2014-02-06T00:00:00Z

    Project looks at key period in the history of Cremonese violin making