Antonio Stradivari


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Noun1.Antonio Stradivari - Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737)Antonio Stradivari - Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737)
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Inspired by the Louvre in Paris, it comprises more than 3000 rooms as well as a collection of stringed instruments made by the fabled Antonio Stradivari.
Angelo van Schaik reports.Back in the 17th century, Antonio Stradivari traveled for two days from his hometown Cremona to the Paneveggio forest in Northern Italy to locate the perfect wood for his instruments, which would become world famous.
1737: Antonio Stradivari, violinmaker, died in his 90s at Cremona, Italy.
| 1737: Antonio Stradivari, violinmaker, died in his nineties at Cremona, Italy.
1737: Antonio Stradivari, violin-maker, died in his nineties at Cremona, Italy.
"I believe in Kaohsiung, we have the possibility to have a new Stradivari for the orchestra and conductors, so we are really excited to try this new instrument," Dodds said, referring to the famous violins made by Antonio Stradivari.
The so-called "Ames" Stradivarius -- named after a previous owner -- "is one of the most fantastic examples of the late work of Antonio Stradivari; it's a large instrument, so it needs somebody who is strong yet gentle to play it," said Bruno Price, the co-founder of Rare Violins.
It is believed that Antonio Stradivari learned a lot from
The young, spirited Dover Quartet, winner of the Cleveland Quartet Award and the Avery Fisher Career Grant, plays the Librarys superb Stradivari instruments in a pair of concerts honoring the Antonio Stradivari Memorial in December.
It was a visually extravagant smorgasbord, theatrically decadent and magnificently staged: a multimillion Euro 1689 Antonio Stradivari, Archintus cello, performed by the Latvian international cellist Maxim Beitan, single prawns served in crystal glasses, Latvia's leading choir "Sola," performing Il Canto degli Italiani (The Song of the Italians) Italy's national anthem, marking its 150th year anniversary since composed.
It might seem like a typical late-Victorian chiller, but Falkner's attribution of mystical powers to violins made by the 18th-century Italian craftsman Antonio Stradivari is a fair reflection of their reputation among top violinists today.
El tio Andrea fue aprendiz del famoso Niccolo Amati (1596-1698), y se piensa que al tiempo de su tirocinio (aprendizaje) convivio en el mismo taller con Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737).