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The ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari


On 20 June 2011, Tarisio auctioned the ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari violin of 1721 for $15.9 million – a new world record

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Adolf Busch and the viola
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Despite a somewhat cavalier attitude to the viola, the German violinist Adolf Busch did much to advance the instrument in his roles as chamber musician, orchestra director and composer

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Busch Panormo viola
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This extraordinarily well-preserved viola by Vincenzo Panormo dates from c. 1772–1779, the maker’s first period in London

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Alessandro Mezzadri
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The enduring influence of Alessandro Mezzadri on the Ferrara school of violin making

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Eugène Ysaÿe and his violins
Tully Potter

The Belgian virtuoso, who left a bag of jewels owned by a friend as security for a Guadagnini and persuaded one of his pupils to sell him a beloved Guarneri ‘del Gesù’, certainly knew how to get the violins that he wanted

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