Please refresh the page and retry. Cremona has been known for centuries as the home of violin making, including instruments produced by Antonio Stradivariconsidered the finest exponent of the art. He established his workshop in the town in the late 17th century and made more than 1, violins, violas and cellos, winning commissions from King James II and other royalty.
Their importance is considered equal to those of the BergonziGuarneriand Stradivari families. Andrea Amati c. He standardized the basic form, shape, size, materials and method of construction.
All violins at every level are carefully set up in our workshop, including cutting a good quality bridge, supplying a quality tailpiece and ensuring the pegs turn smoothly. The fingerboard and nut are checked thoroughly and we re-shoot the fingerboard where necessary. Violins are strung with either Vision strings or Infeld Blue depending on what works best with each instrument.
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The violinviolaand cello were first made in the early 16th century, in Italy. The earliest evidence for their existence is in paintings by Gaudenzio Ferrari from the s, though Ferrari's instruments had only three strings. The Academie musicalea treatise written in by Philibert Jambe de Fergives a clear description of the violin family much as we know it today.
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Even many seasoned professionals may find the variety and styles of instruments available today bewildering. The best student instruments were invariably made in Germany. But today, the available supply of inexpensive quality instruments has never been more abundant.
Most experienced violinists are confident in their concepts of how a new or old violin sounds. Can any violinist state that a violin of a particular era will surely bear some specific characteristics? How do modern violins sound?
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