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Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive (Leather) Leather Bound – Special Edition, 1 Feb 2006


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This publication features beautiful colour photographs of 225 fine stringed instruments (violins, violas, cellos and double basses), by more than 75 important violin makers. As the leading auction house for stringed instruments, Sotheby's has amassed one of the most extensive photo archives of antique instruments, and this book illustrates the highlights of their archive. In addition to featuring numerous examples from famous makers, such as those of the Amati, Gagliano, Guarneri, Guadagnini and Stradivari families, the book also includes important examples from lesser-known makers, such as Gregorio Antoniazzi, Giovanni Maria del Bussetto, Felix Mori Costa and Francesco Emiliani. Tim Ingles, head of Sotheby's Musical Instruments Department, has written a brief biography of each of the 75 featured violin makers, incorporating results from modern research that is shedding new light on the lives and interactions of these historical figures. The introduction by John Dilworth gives an overview of the evolution of violin making from its dawn in the 16th century to its current state. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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