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Italian violin maker in Cremona

a violin made by Nicolo Amati or a member of his family

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The great luthiers of 16th to 18th century Italy -- Andrea Amati, Antonio Stradivari, Giuseppe Guarnieri -- understood subtleties that today's makers have yet to decode.
His account of Andrea Amati ignores Laurence Witten's important article "The Surviving Instruments of Andrea Amati" (Early Music 19 [1982]: 487-94), and he accepts uncritically the traditional "fact" that Amati made a set of thirty-eight violins for Charles IX of France (the earliest source for this information is Jean Benjamin de La Borde's Essai sur la musique ancienne et moderne [Paris, 1780]).