The Strad Calendar 2021: Dextra Musica

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This year’s calendar celebrates the work of Dextra Musica, the Norwegian foundation that has built up a fine collection of historical and contemporary instruments over the past 15 years. All the instruments are in daily use, being loaned out both to top soloists and to up-and-coming young players.

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This year’s calendar celebrates the work of Dextra Musica, the Norwegian foundation that has built up a fine collection of historical and contemporary instruments over the past 15 years. All the instruments are in daily use, being loaned out both to top soloists and to up-and-coming young players.

Some of the treasures include Stradivari’s golden-period ‘Rivaz, Baron Gutmann’ violin, the 1744 Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ used by Henning Kraggerud, and the 1783 Guadagnini cello once owned by Rostropovich, which was sold for £1.93 million in 2018 a record for the maker.

The twelve instruments this year are:

  • c.1580 Gasparo da Salò double bass
  • c.1665 Francesco & Giovanni Grancino viola
  • c.1680 Francesco Rugeri cello
  • 1689 ‘Arditi’ Antonio Stradivari violin
  • 1695 Giovanni Battista Rogeri cello
  • 1707 ‘Rivaz, Baron Gutmann’ Antonio Stradivari violin
  • 1735  ‘Kreisler’ Carlo Bergonzi violin
  • 1744 Giuseppe Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ violin
  • 1759 Tommaso Balestrieri violin
  • 1783 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini cello
  • 1823 Nicolas Lupot cello
  • 1848–50 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin
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Weight .553 kg
Dimensions 44 x 30 cm
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