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 (gwär-nâr′ē-əs, -nîr′-)
A violin made by a member of the Guarneri family.
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(gwɑrˈnɛər i əs)

n., pl. -us•es.
a violin made by Guarneri or by a member of his family.
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Noun1.Guarnerius - Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745)Guarnerius - Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745)
2.Guarnerius - founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698)Guarnerius - founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698)
3.Guarnerius - a violin made by a member of the Guarneri family
fiddle, violin - bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
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On more than one occasion, Kraus presents as an unquestioned truth an issue that remains hotly debated, as when she writes, "another breakthrough is scientists' discovery of the secrets of Stradivarius and Guarnerius violins" (p.
The violin is thus known as the "Ex-Kreisler Guarnerius," and is on loan to Znaider from the The Royal Danish Theater), the acoustics of the Latvian National Opera rendered the work without energy.
En relacion con la fundacion de la universidad de Bolonia (17) se dice que el Magister Guarnerius fue el primero en la ciudad que enseno Derecho.
This is like a voice a wine, it's like an instrument with what we call a timbre, which is different--a Steinway is not the same, and that's the difference between Laffite and Latour, between a Guarnerius and a Stradivarius.
It contained detailed plans for making violins in the Guarnerius and Stradivarius style.
Further sources for the dealer repeat sales include "Catalog descriptif des instruments de Stradivarius et Guarnerius del Gesu" (Les Amis de la Musique, Spa 1994), the Jacques Francais Business Records at the Smithsonian Institution (these also include the business record of Emil Herrmann), and the papers of Gerald Segelman from the Segelman Trust (2009) (in Mr.
These days Charlie plays a priceless 1735 Guarnerius del Jesu 'd'Egville' violin once owned by Yehudi Menuhin.
He was even thought to have a special connection to Satan, and fellow musicians and the public flocked to his concerts, trying to figure out how he performed such magic on his Guarnerius. He was not above playing tricks and was known to break a string mid-concert and continue on the remaining three as if nothing had happened, or even to cut all but one and still perform miracles.