Stradivarius

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Stradivarius

(ˌstrædɪˈvɛərɪəs)
n
(Instruments) any of a number of violins manufactured by Antonio Stradivari or his family. Often (informal) shortened to: Strad or strad

Strad•i•var•i•us

(ˌstræd əˈvɛər i əs)

n.
1. a violin or other instrument made by Stradivari or his family.
2. Stradivari, Antonio.
[1825–35]
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Noun1.Stradivarius - Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737)Stradivarius - Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737)
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Stradivarius

[ˌstrædɪˈvɛərɪəs] nstradivario
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What was the secret of the Stradivari family (Antonio Stradivari was just the most celebrated of a renowned family of instrument-makers)?
The violins, violas and cellos produced by the Stradivari family from during the 17th and 18th are prized for their remarkable sound and incredible craftsmanship and a new study explores the possible techniques used by Antonio Stradivari.
A Stradivarius is a stringed instrument crafted by members of the Stradivari family, namely Antonio Stradivari, in the 15th and 16th centuries.