Mapping the flame: creating software to determine the direction of maple curl on one and two-piece violin backsPierre Adda
In part one of a two part Carteggio, computer scientist Pierre Adda built software to classify the direction and orientation of flame on the instruments of the Cozio archive.
Remembering Shi Wen-Long, founder of the Chimei collectionJason Price
Some data about violasJason Price
Next weekend ALADFI, the national association of French violin makers, is holding its annual conference in Marseille. The subject this year is the viola. I'm giving a talk on the Stradivari violas and in preparation I started to organize and analyze some data from the Cozio archive.
The Schoenfeld sisters: two Guarneris, a Tourte and a PeccatteJason Price
An Andrea Guarneri violin and a magnificent and rare cello by Pietro Guarneri of Venice, ex-Zara Nelsova, ex-Eleonore Schoenfeld, will be sold by Private Sale. The sisters' Tourte and Peccatte are star lots in our November auction.