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

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Ex-Vieux Sartory viola bow

This fine Sartory viola bow dating from 1931 is dedicated to the French violist Maurice Vieux

By Pierre Guillaume

This bow was displayed in the Colonial Exposition held in Paris at the Bois de Vincennes in 1931, which drew millions of visitors. These commercial exhibitions had started in France at the end of the 18th century and were designed for the French arts and craft industry to show off its capabilities. J.B. Vuillaume and […]

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