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The Stradivari Sundays…

One of the most iconic and copied instruments in the world, the Messiah” (or “Messie”), by Antonio Stradivari turns 300 this year. I intend to celebrate this fact by making the first sunday of every month to be “Stradivari Sunday”. With … Continue reading

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The decorated Spanish Cello

It’s considered to one of the masterpieces of Antonio Stradivari. The “Bass of Spain” was made in 1696 and is one of only eleven highly decorated instruments the old master made. It was aquired by King Felipe V of Spain in … Continue reading

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Rolf Lislevand playing the 1679 ‘Sabionari’ guitar by Antonio Stradivari

In recent years the earliest surviving Stradivari guitar has been restored and even brought back into playing condition. It’s the only one of the five existing guitars that is playable. The restoration was carried out by the Sinier de Ridder … Continue reading

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Lecture: “Antonio Stradivari; GUITARMAKER..!

Next thursday (october 15th) I will give a lecture about the Stradivari project. Stradivari, his life, work, the myths, violins guitars, research and building process. Beside this there will also be some information about the English Guittar of Langbroek. Hope to … Continue reading

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Antonio Stradivari: GUITAR MAKER !!!

You’re probably familiar with the name ‘Stradivarius’ and his famous, highly prized and priced violins. Every once in a while we hear about a violin out of his shop that broke all records at an auction. Or – just as … Continue reading

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