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. The articles are curated by Tarisio's expert and director, Jason Price and feature the frequent participation of Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Philip J. Kass, Dmitry Gindin, Pierre Guillaume, Paul Childs, Alessandra Barabaschi and other experts.

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Highlights from the upcoming June auction

Jason Price shares highlights from the June Auction

By Jason Price

I am pleased to share a preview of some of the highlights of our upcoming June auction. It’s an exciting and varied collection. This week I want to introduce you to instruments by Vincenzo Rugeri, Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Annibale Fagnola and others. Plus, there are two striking bows: one by the Tourte brothers and the other by Emile A. Ouchard, which was formerly in the possession of the French cellist André Navarra. We look forward to seeing you at the viewings, virtual or in person!


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