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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Vadim Gluzman

Vadim Gluzman

The Israeli violinist talks about how he has learned to listen to the 1690 'Auer' Stradivari over the past 17 years, and his quest for the perfect bow

By Ariane Todes

Vadim Gluzman didn’t have much choice about the instrument he plays. But given that instrument was the 1690 ‘Auer’ Stradivari, this is not an issue. The violin was given to him on loan 17 years ago by the Stradivari Society. He remembers the first time he played it...


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