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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Tarisio celebrates 15 years

Tarisio's director and expert reflects on the company's first 15 years

By Jason Price

This fall marks a special anniversary: 15 years ago this November, Tarisio held its first-ever auction of musical instruments. The first sale was a humble production: a laser-printed catalog, a temporary staff of two, rather rustic photography and a mostly homemade website. People thought we were crazy.


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