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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Antonio Stradivari

Highlights of the Ashmolean. Retrieved 26 March His interpretation of geometry and design for the violin has served as a conceptual model for violin makers for more than years.

Disen has working with violin for about two de New strings will be required. Stradivari’s early career is marked by wide experimentation, and his instruments during this period are generally considered of a lesser quality than his later work.

Stradivarius Violin

Many local players could no longer afford the sought out instruments and most of the purchased instruments would be hidden in private collections, put in museums, or would be simply put back in their cases, hoping that they would gain value over time.

CremonaLombardyDuchy of Milan present-day Italy. Members of the Gagliano family such as Gennaro and Nicolo made excellent copies of the instruments in the s, though the only similarity stradiavrius Stradivari’s instruments were the execution of the form and stradivarlus as well as consistently fine and detailed varnish.

Afterhe abandoned the Long Strad model and returned to a slightly shorter model, which he used until his death. When they utter a sound, the world listens. Their production dates back to the 17th and 18th century, but like good wine, Stradivarius violins get better with age. The truth is stradvarius hard to swallow.


Request Reprint or Submit Correction. Smith went online to research the name Stradivarius. Stradivari probably developed his own style slowly. The 19th century was not as eventful in comparison to the previous centuries. The Smithsonian Institution also used to receive several inquiries per week until it published information online about fakes, a spokeswoman says.

Inunder unknown stradivadius, Giuseppe Guarneri borrowed 1, lire from Stradivari and later defaulted on the loan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His violins is syradivarius stable and very playable. In the early s, Stradivari made a pronounced departure from this earlier style of instrument-making, changing two key elements of his instruments.

If there is no maker convenient to your area, you may elect to send to one of these members three black-and-white photographs of your violin showing straight-on front, side, and back views of the instrument.

Vincenzo Panormo was also one of the many luthiers who based many of his violins on Strads. First, he began to make violins with a larger pattern than previous instruments; these larger violins usually are known as “Long Strads”. Antonia Maria Zambelli m. He is buried in the Church of San Domenico. It is estimated that Stradivari produced 1, instruments, of which were violins.

For the film, see Stradivari film. At that time, the purchaser knew he was buying an inexpensive violin and accepted the label as a reference to its derivation. Da Capo Press, Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis; Faciebat Anno In addition, thousands of violins have been made in tribute to Stradivari, copying his model and bearing labels that read “Stradivarius. There is scratching above the bridge that looks to be a These instruments look and sound very nice, and even bear the name Stradivarius.


My wife and I deal with loss every day,” a victim’s father tweeted after comedian jokes about the massacre. Cosimo de’ Medici bought another five years later. This century was home to the many experimental violins from Francois Chanot and William Sidney Mount non-Italian makers.

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Haweis, My Musical Lifepp. Antonius Stradivarius Viotti. Antonio Stradivari was born inand established his shop in Cremona, Italy, where he remained active until his death in Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari, Many events in the family’s history testify to the substantial wealth Antonio generated.

The earliest mention of the family name, or a variation upon it, is in a land grant dating from The totality of the house was paid for by For such an appraisal, we recommend that you have your instrument examined by a reliable violin dealer in your area.

The pegs turn smoothly and the fingerboard is in good condition. People find them in attics and crawl spaces, under beds and at garage sales.

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.