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Fine Musical Instrument Appraisal: Factors to Consider

The search for identity and value in fine stringed and other instruments is its own treasure hunt. Several factors matter – including how it sounds. “Antiques Roadshow” is one of…

The Violinmaking School of Venice

Venice stood apart from the other Italian city-states, a blend of culture and art from a bigger world beyond southern Europe. Violins from there reflect this. When music lovers describe…

The Violins of Yehudi Menuhin

The prodigy Menuhin had a taste for the best violins in the world, and his virtuosity made him deserving thereof. For all he was given he also gave in kind.…

The Violinmaking School of Brescia

Political of the Renaissance ordered northern Italian cities in violinmaking. But bubonic plague hit Brescia a little harder as most of its luthiers perished. The distance between Brescia and Cremona,…