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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The ‘ex-Jean Pierre Maurin’ Guadagnini made in Milan in 1751

As far as Guadagnini’s go, the ‘ex-Maurin’ is outstanding.

By Jason Price

As far as Guadagnini’s go, the ‘ex-Maurin’ is outstanding. The wood is first class, the varnish is stunning, the work is refined but not overwrought and the condition is excellent. This is the sort of violin that I get excited about. We are thrilled to present it for sale on October 25th.

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