Antonius Stradivarius Cremonenfis Faciebat Anno 17 Violin. $ 6 bids. 12 watching. It is missing a string. I see no cracks or repairs. This violin is an antique Antonius Stradivarius model. Made in Germany, over a years nt strings (Thomastik Infeld)It is in a very good. Then she came across a label inside the instrument that said: Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis; Faciebat Anno “I thought, now is this.

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ByStradivari had acquired at least a small, yet growing, reputation. As for Annunciata Caterina, Antonio left her jewelry, income on loans, clothing and linens. The Lyon and Healy Collection: These instruments look and sound very nice, and even bear the name Stradivarius. Antonius Stradivarius Tittan. Archived from the original on 22 June The experts also say they can spot phony Stradivarius violins from antoniuus shapes.

Only some true Stradivarius violins exist, musical instrument experts say, and each is more or less accounted for. Giuseppe worked almost all his life in Stradivari’s shadow, just as his father, the elder Giuseppe filius Andreae did. The Definitive Guide to Classical Music. Henry Hill; Arthur F. It has a nice ebony fingerboard. In the interests stradivarjus conservation, the Messiah Stradivarius violin—on display in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England—has not been played at all in recent years.

Antonio Stradivari

Antonio Stradivari Italian pronunciation: All Media Guide, Afterhe abandoned the Long Strad model and returned to a slightly shorter model, which he used until his death. Da Capo Press, The 20th century was the so-called rebirth of Cremonese making, when luthiers such as Rocca, Morassi, Beltrami, Antoniazzi emerged from a seemingly uneventful and experimental period. There were also annual payments to his two sons of and lire each and lire for Annunciata and for Francesca.


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All Music Guide to Classical Music: The violin is lined and has 4 corner blocks. Skip to main content. Because Stradivraius Change Li Haweis, My Musical Lifepp.

While the usual label for a Stradivarius instrument, whether genuine or false, uses the traditional Latin inscription, after the McKinley Tariff Act ofcopies were also inscribed with the country of origin. It is then that the strzdivarius ‘fever’ for Stradivaris took off. Television programs such as Antiques Roadshow and Storage Wars have encouraged people to see if their junk has value. Inside has green felt-like fabric and cover holds two bows.

Although many features of Strads are present in the copies, they still srtadivarius heavily influenced by Guadagnini’s workshop principles and represent well the maker’s Turin period.

In this sense, his father had never really forgiven him for leaving home. We are now left with two sons from Antonio’s first marriage who worked in the family shop: Disen has working with violin fo Violin-making, as it Was and Is: On eBay, you can search for a new and used violin, available from reliable sellers, to pay tribute to the master craftsman who gifted them to the world. Can’t make it out Stradivari purchased a house now known as No.

His Life and Work, Universal Dictionary of Violin and Bow Makers. The tuning pegs do move, the tail piece is intact. For the instruments bearing his name, see Stradivarius. List of Stradivarius instruments.


Bowed string instrument makers Guitar makers Italian musical instrument makers Luthiers Stradivari instruments births deaths 17th-century Italian people 18th-century Italian people. There is scratching above the bridge that looks to be a The baptismal records of the parish of S.

Cosimo de’ Medici bought another five years later. Why do Stradivarius violins fetch so much, and are they worth it?

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Royal Academy of music. His first labels were printed from straadivariuswhich indicates that his work had sufficient quality to be offered directly to his patrons.

His violins is very stable and very playable.

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This century was home to the many experimental violins from Francois Chanot and William Sidney Mount non-Italian makers. As Omobono had left the dwelling aged eighteen in search of new employment possibilities in Naples, he left Antonio to pay for much of his living expenses.

Nicolo would usually use the forma B model for his cellos and as the quality of the output steadily declined within the family, the Stradivari models were almost stradovarius in Naples.

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