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The 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721


On 20 June 2011, Tarisio auctioned the 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721 for $15.9 million - a new world record

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The American violinist talks about the ‘Soldat’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ loaned to her by a patron, and why she runs her own foundation for instruments and – importantly – bows

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The great violinist, whose centenary is celebrated this week, spent his career swapping between Stradivari and Guarneri 'del Gesù' examples, but also enjoyed the instruments created for him by contemporary makers

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As Stefano Scarampella’s sole assistant, Gaetano Gadda was heavily influenced by his master but retained his own individual style, with fine results

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How did the self-taught G.B. Guadagnini produce such original and successful cello models? The answer surely lies in the maker's relationships with contemporary cellists

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  6. March 16, 2016

    London • March 2016 Fine Instruments & Bows • Results

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