The Cozio Carteggio

The Cozio Carteggio takes its name from Count Cozio’s notebooks, which form the first historical record of fine instruments and their makers. Each week, the Carteggio publishes features about the string world, from expert commentary on historic instruments and bows, to interviews with musicians and analysis of the string market. Contributors will include Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Philip J. Kass and many other experts.

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The travels of Vincenzo Panormo

Recent research has helped to track Vincenzo Panormo’s moves through six different cities. Here we share some of the latest discoveries about his time in Paris and London

By Andrew Fairfax

Much of what has been written about the life of Vincenzo Trusiano Panormo has been based on information from his son Francesco, published in ‘The History of the Violin’ by Sandys & Forster in 1864.


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