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My Favorite Instrument
The Strad (2011) Vol. 122, pp. 15
... Chiesa discusses his favorite musical instrument: the "Alard" Amati violin, from 1649. ...
... Tips for fitting a neck joint on a Baroque-style violin are presented. ...
Q & A
Strings (2005) Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 12
... Readers' questions about slipping E strings and a little-known violin maker are answered. ...
... Society of America's Oberlin violin makers workshop, is now in the Library of Congress' musical instrument collection. ... The "Oberlin Betts," a copy of the 1704 "Betts" Stradivari made by the participants of the Violin ...
A Year in Cremona
The Strad (2005) Vol. 116, pp. 17
... A commentary discusses the author's experiences in her fifth year at the Violin Making School of ...
... Pickering's description of the violin world is reviewed (International Violin Company). A violin ... maker, Pickering is also a past president of the Violin Society of America. ...
... Despite a lagging economy, musical instrument sales continue to hold strong. Highlights of the ... instrument auctions held in London and New York in September 2003 are offered. A 1780 violin by ...
Computer Diagnosis
The Strad (1997) Vol. 108, pp. 532-33, 535
... Describes how the recent technology of computer tomography (CT) can be utilized by violin makers ... to obtain relevant measurements of instruments so that the instrument maker can produce an accurate ... reproduction without harming the original violin. Describes other less satisfactory methods of ...
... the winners of the April 2011 Potter Violin Company Instrument Awards. The twice-yearly awards ... The American String Teachers Association, in collaboration with Potter Violin Company, announced ...
... ), is profiled. The violin, a copy of a 1742 instrument, was given away by the BVMA in a raffle to raise money for the organization. ... A violin and bow, built in only 96 hours by members of the British Violin Making Association (BVMA ...
Fist Full of Fiddles
The Strad (1997) Vol. 108, pp. 502-503
... violin he made in 1918 while in Switzerland. Notes the instrument is based on a large-pattern violin and ... Describes the career of violin maker Giuseppe Fiorini (1861-1934) and presents a profile of a ... describes the deisgn, varnish, and identifying marking. Includes photographs of the instrument and the physical dimensions. ...
... The author presents tips to design and install a bass-bar for a violin. ...
... A commentary plays homage to corner-blocks - the start of a new violin. ...
A Year in Cremona
The Strad (2005) Vol. 116, pp. 19
... In a commentary, the author discusses her experiences studying violin making in Cremona, Italy. ...
... "The Rebirth of the Baroque Violin" is a book detailing the research of Dutch violin maker and ... restorer Fred Lindeman, as well as his understanding of the Baroque violin, its viol-family analogues, and the numerous violin/gamba hybrids (Gopher). ...
... A panel session from the Violinmakers' Forum of the 2008 Violin Society of American Convention is ... transcribed. Violin makers George Stoppani, David Wiebe, and David Burgess discusses their ... approaches to construction. The comment on the decision-making process, how they started, instrument weight ...
... The author responds to questions concerning violin repair and construction. Advice on selecting a ...
BREAKING IN A 'NEW' 274-YEAR-OLD VIOLIN
Strings (2012) Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 103-104
... his "ex-William Kroll" 1738 Guarneri del Gesu violin. ...
... Sullivan offers insight and guidelines for violin selection. ...
... The Five-String Electric Gothic Violin from Damon VanderBarr is reviewed. ...