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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Cremona’s Museo del Violino collection

Visitors to Cremona's newest instrument museum journey through five centuries of exceptional violin making

By Philip J. Kass

In 2013 the various violin collections of Cremona were consolidated into one unified collection that is now housed in the new Museo del Violino. This museum, on the southeastern side of the city and located inside the building that once housed the technical school in which the first Cremona Violin Making School was based, has […]


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