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A new brand of auctions designed for the violin trade

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Notable Sales

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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Raffaele and Giuseppe Fiorini, part 2
Dmitry Gindin and Roberto Regazzi

How the work of the Fiorinis diverged, as Giuseppe fell under the influence of the Cremonese school

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Raffaele and Giuseppe Fiorini, part 1
Dmitry Gindin and Roberto Regazzi

Despite their apparently difficult relationship, Raffaele Fiorini and his son Giuseppe both had an important role to play in the revival of the Bologna school

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Alina Ibragimova, Anselmo Bellosio

Alina Ibragimova explains why her Anselmo Bellosio violin suits her so well

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Historic Women Performers: Alma Rosé, part 2
Alessandra Barabaschi

How Alma Rosé’s passion for music and sheer strength of character helped to save many of her fellow musicians in Auschwitz

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    Preview: October 2018 London Highlights

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    Preview: June 2018 London Highlights

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