violin maker"s map of London, 1650-1850.

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No Images Currently Available: NMM Violin by François Breton, Mirecourt, ca. Brand on inside of back: BRETON, BREVETE [words angled to form upside-down "V"] / [crown on dome-shaped object] / DE S.A.

M.E. Brand on back button in cursive lettering, the letter "n" ending in a decoratively-looped underline: ink inscription on 1650-1850. book of pegbox. Violin-making: as it was and is, being a historical, theoretical, and practical treatise on the science and art of violin-making, for the use of violin makers and players, amateur and professional by Heron-Allen, Edward, Pages: The contribution of the British Isles to the history of the violin family has been consistently under-estimated.

For over years England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland have produced many fine makers and an abundance of quality instruments and bows, now sought after around the world. In addition London has for over years been an important centre for restoring, dealing in.

London, at the sign of the “Bass-Violin,” in St. Paul's Churchyard, ; Stainer pattern. He was succeeded by his sons, Charles and Samuel, who worked about.

ablest violin makers in Vienna, and the best imitator of Stainer. STADLMANN, JOHANN JOSEPH, Vienna, b. d. STADLMANN, ANDREA, Absam, to STAINER, JACOB, Absam (Tirol), b.

Absam,d. Son of Martin Stainer and the greatest master of the German school of violin makers who had as his only equals Amati and Stradivarius. Containing biographies for more t makers of stringed instruments and bows, and useful auction price data.

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(Cecie), Publication date Topics Violin makers Publisher London: Novello Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Brigham Young University Contributor Harold B. Lee Library Language : London’s Oldest Violin Shop In the first of a series of blogs about London violin makers and their trade, Benjamin Hebbert explores a unique architectural survival from the s, purpose built for a family of violin and instrument dealers, and shines a light on the remarkable events surrounding their business.

‘The Brompton’s Book of violin and Bow makers’,pub. Usk Publishing, ‘The Golden Age of Violin Making in Spain’ by Jorge Pozas, Edicions Barcelona ‘Jacob Stainer, The King Violin c’ Usk Publishing ‘Antonio Stradivari Archinto Cello ’ Usk.

The violin emerged in Italy in the early 's. Over the next three centuries, violin makers, known as luthiers, produced some of the best instruments ever made. Violins are judged by their responsiveness, tone, visual appeal, elegance of design and precision of their craftsmanship.

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Another was sold a few years ago by auction, for £ We have seen a violin of this maker, with very beautiful wood and highly finished workmanship, the tone of which was very pure and polished.

TENZEL, —— One of our catalogues contains a violin by this maker, but we have no particulars. TEODITI, JEROME, Rome, The majority of the world's violin makers are located in Europe, which is not surprising since the violin originated in Europe and the craft of luthiers has had nearly years of refinement on this continent.

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This fact coupled with the need to avoid large and cumbersome pages, lead our staff to separate the four countries having the larger. Violins have always been an important part of my work. I use several different models which I choose both for their acoustic quality and the inspiration I gain from the beauty of their design and workmanship; my favourite makers include Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù, Antonio Stradivari, GB Guadagnini, Paolo Maggini and Carlo Bergonzi.

Violin Makers, Restorers, Dealers, Experts & Consultants. Described by the Financial Times as the ‘world-leading authority on fine violins’, Florian Leonhard Fine Violins holds an unrivalled reputation for making, restoring, sourcing and authenticating fine instruments.

Welcome to the BVMA The British Violin Making Association, formed inis one of the foremost violin making associations in the world, with about members based both in the UK and abroad. include a quarterly magazine, access to our events and conferences, and the opportunity to exhibit at our annual Makers’ Day exhibition in London.

The auction record for a violin by this maker is $, set in Clearly Rocca is a highly desirable maker. A second violin bearing the same label was made by John Lott, perhaps the best of the English makers.

Lott is famous for copies so like a master maker’s work that they have passed the scrutiny of very well-regarded experts. For over years, Antonio Stradivari has been universally regarded as the greatest violin maker who ever lived, yet it is not widely known that he made virtually every kind of bowed- and plucked-string instrument popular in the Baroque period, including lutes, viols, mandolins, guitars, and harps.

Stradivari provides a fascinating biography of this legendary maker. It is modelled on the Alard Strad. Can anybody give me more information about this maker.

I recently read a library book "The Violin Makers, Portrait of a Living Craft" by Mary Ann Alburger. It was all about 20th century English Violin and Bow makers and one of the makers was William H. Luff. Values Of Antique Violins Today.

Violins came into the world back in the 16th century, when it had its first violin maker in history, Andrea Amati, in the s. In the 17th century, we had famous violin makers, Antonio Stradivari and Andrea Guarneri, each with their own unique craftsmanship of. Original data: Franklin Taylor.

A Dictionary of Violin Makers - C. Stainer London, England: Novello and Company. Son of an engraver, Nathaniel Cross took up violin making in the early ’s. Worked in partnership with Barak Norman though it is not known if Norman taught him. There is a Barak Norman viol of that dated which is inscribed ‘Nathaniel Cross wrought my back and belly’.

The Universal Dictionary of Violin & Bow Makers is a widely cited reference work providing information on approximately 9, violin makers. The work is based on the extensive notes of violinist and composer William Henley (). Item # $ The Violin-Makers of the Guarneri Family (): Their Life and Work.

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We have two large showrooms where you can try some of the finest violins made by our new makers. Make an appointment. A violin by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, c A violin by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, c, Strad model. About this Item: Paul Hamlyn, (London, )., pp.

+ 16 pp of measured drawings at rear, 4to (12" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs of instruments, details, bows and labels, measured drawings, color frontispiece.

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BIENFAIT VIOLINS Cheap commercial instruments and bows made for Haynes & Co., London Labelled: Bienfait. Show more Hide text. The Universal Dictionary of Violin & Bow Makers is a widely cited reference work providing information on approximately 9, violin makers.

The work is based on the extensive notes of violinist and composer William Henley ().Henley had in his youth studied with August Wilhelmj, and later became a professor of composition and principal of the violin at the Royal Academy in London.

Unlike many instruments, whose origins are lost to the mists of time, the birthplace of the modern violin is comparatively easy to fiddler’s Garden of Eden was Cremona, Italy, where, in the middle of the 16th century, a stringed-instrument maker named Andrea Amati made Cremona the center of violin making in Europe.

The Scottish Violin exhibition IS currently on at the Royal Academy of Music (London). I visited it yesterday and it is OUTSTANDING: a great opportunity to see a good number of Hardie's and a wide range of other 18th/19th century Scottish makers in one place (violins, violas and cellos).London Luthier.

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Blackburn Stringed Instruments began operating professionally in London in and we have maintained our position as premier Luthiers since that date. We are situated close to the Royal Albert Hall and Royal College of Music in South Kensington, central west London.Most of the book is a listing of violin makers in Europe and America, with biographical information on each one, plus price ranges for their instruments (in dollars).

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