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Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ Part I (1698–1731)
John Dilworth and Carlo Chiesa

Although little is known about the early career of Giuseppe Guarneri before he became 'del Gesù', his youthful hand can be seen in the late works of his father and in a rare violin bearing his 'Andrea Nepos' label

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Photo: Marco Borggreve
Jean-Guihen Queyras
Ariane Todes

The French cellist explains why his 1696 Gioffredo Cappa instrument reminds him of a thoroughbred racehorse

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JR Carlisle and Rembert Wurlitzer
James Reynold Carlisle – The Violin Speaks
Bruce Babbitt

A rare 1920s film about the art of violin making features James Reynold Carlisle and the young Rembert Wurlitzer. Here we present the film and look back at Carlisle's life

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Violin Making in Turin: Part 1, 1650–1770
Philip J. Kass

In the first of a four-part series on the Turinese school, we look at the city's earliest violins – a fascinating blend of Cremonese style and Flemish construction techniques

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Latest News

  1. October 29, 2014

    London • Fine Instruments & Bows • Results

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  2. October 23, 2014

    New York • October 2014 Fine Instruments & Bows • Results

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  3. October 21, 2014

    Celebrating 15 years!

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  4. October 3, 2014

    Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (Swiss Radio and Television)

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  5. October 2, 2014

    Buy Now!

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  6. September 25, 2014

    David Gusset discusses his two instruments in the October NY auction

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