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. They include expert commentary on historic instruments and bows, interviews with leading musicians and analysis of the string market. Contributors include Jason Price, Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Philip J. Kass, Dmitry Gindin, Pierre Guillaume, Paul Childs, Alessandra Barabaschi and many other experts.

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The ex-Hanuš Wihan, a cello which inspired Dvořák

A rare and important instrument by the enigmatic Veneto maker, Bartolomeo Tassini

By Jason Price

In this week’s Carteggio, Tarisio’s founder, expert and director, Jason Price, examines Wihan’s cello, a rare and important instrument made in 1756 by Bartolomeo Tassini which is currently offered by private sale.

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