(1644-1737) made his prized Stradivarius violins in Cremona, but the craft is growing in other cities in the Lombardy region, including Milan and nearby Pavia.
He plays an Antonio Stradivari
violin from 1698, Cremona, generously loaned to him by a patron of the Beare's International Violin Society.
The 1713 violin, one of Antonio Stradivari
's best, disappears from Bronislaw Huberman's dressing room during a 1936 concert.
The dealer recognized the violin as the "Ames Stradivarius," which was crafted by Antonio Stradivari
in 1734 and later purchased by Roman.
Douglas uses planes, chisels, knives, gouges, files and scrapers to shape each instrument, creating models based on the work of the greats, Antonio Stradivari
and Giuseppe Guarneri.
Billed as one of the finest classical musicians of the 20th and early 21st centuries, the multiple Grammy-winning Perlman plays a historic Soil Stradivarius made in 1714 during the golden period of Antonio Stradivari
Violins such as those made by the Amati family, Antonio Stradivari
and Giuseppe Guarneri are famed even today for their unrivalled tones.
"It's like a best friend." Antonio Stradivari
was born in 1644 and ran a workshop in Cremona, Italy, until his death in 1737.
Experts say it would have been difficult for Salahadyn to sell the instrument, because the remaining 600 to 650 instruments crafted by renowned Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari
are well catalogued.
The finest viola in existence - the 'Macdonald' Viola by Antonio Stradivari
(1644 - 1737) - is being sold in a sealed bid process.
The incredibly rare viola was crafted in 1719 by the legendary Antonio Stradivari
and is one of the 10 violas that have survived all these years, making it the world's most expensive instrument, the New York Post reported.
Sotheby's and Ingles & Hayday have announced that they are to offer for sale possibly the finest viola in existence - the 'Macdonald' Viola by Antonio Stradivari
(1644 - 1737) - in a sealed bid process this Spring.
The violins, violas and cellos produced by the Stradivari family from during the 17th and 18th are prized for their remarkable sound and incredible craftsmanship and a new study explores the possible techniques used by Antonio Stradivari
His repertoire includes numerous engrossing cello works (Dvorak, Martin, Honegger, Lutoslawski), which he has played to great acclaim on his 1711 Mara cello from Antonio Stradivari
It is one of the roughly 600 extant instruments, 540 of them violins, made by Antonio Stradivari