The volume presents a selected panorama of instruments made by some of the most important and representative violin makers working during three centuries' history of Italian violin making.
Overall, twenty-four bowed stringed instruments are published, subdivided into three periods, Each instrument has a technical description, and there are also tables of comparative measurements.
Eight violin makers for each century: Don Nicolò Amati, Bernardo Calcanius, Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Giuseppe Guarneri "del Gesù", Domenico Montagnana, Lorenzo Storioni, Antonio Stradivari and Carlo Antonio Testore for the eighteenth century.
Leandro Bisiach, Enrico Ceruti, Eugenio Degani, Raffaele Fiorini, Eugenio Praga, Giovanni Francesco Pressenda, Enrico Rocca and Giuseppe Rocca for the nineteenth century.
Lastly, for the twentieth century, Riccardo Antoniazzi, Cesare Candi, Marino Capicchioni, Annibale Fagnola, Ferdinando Garimberti, Carlo Oddone, Ansaldo Poggi andAugusto Pollastri.
Tre Secoli di Liuteria Italiana
Three centuries of Italian Violin Making
68 pages, 24 x 32 cm, soft bound
Dual-language editions: Italian and English
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