A perfect example of Stradivari’s Long Pattern, the ‘Harrison’ was for many years the principal performing instrument of Kyung Wha Chung. It is now part of the collection of the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota, US.
In the past few years, Australia has become a classical music heartland with a number of its orchestras and ensembles achieving world renown. Many of its string players now perform on world-class instruments made by some of the most respected luthiers ever to have lived.
· 1585 Gasparo da Salò double bass
· c.1610 G.P. Maggini viola
· 1709 ‘Scotta’ Antonio Stradivari violin
· 1714 Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ violin
· 1720 Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ violin
· 1728/29 Antonio Stradivari violin
· 1729 Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ cello
· 1743 ‘Carrodus’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ violin
· 1743 G.B. Guadagnini cello
· 1760 Nicolò Gagliano violin
· 1784 G.B. Guadagnini violin
· 1859 ‘Karrman’ Vuillaume violin
For this year’s calendar, The Strad has partnered with the Dutch Musical Instruments Foundation. Established in 1988, it has accumulated one of the largest collections of instruments in Europe, with a total value estimated at over €36 million. More than 400 are stringed instruments, along with 250 bows.
Includes measurements, thickness and arching maps and life-size micro-CT scans.
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