IL VIOLINO SVELATO

Interview with Stefano Trabucchi by Roberto Messina “Wanting to unravel the ‘mysteries’ of a violin is ancient desire. Not only that: very modern and contemporary.The latest step in this long quest of violin makers, musicians and musicologists is the volume “The Violin Unveiled – History, Techniques and Secrets of Italian[…]

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BOWS, THROUGHOUT HISTORY

By Silvia Eccher  “Il di lei esercizio, e studio principale deve esser l’arco in genere, cosiché ella se ne faccia padrona assoluta a qualunque uso o suonabile, o cantabile” So begins the letter sent in 1760 by Giuseppe Tartini to his pupil Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen. The celebrated composer highlights with[…]

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WOMEN IN LUTHERIE

Women and violin making – once and now By M° Ulrike DedererViolin Maker – Zürich Looking back in history it seems like for centuries violin making was a male craft and art. We find no original labels in violins bearing a female name well into the 20th century. But is[…]

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THE FIRST MASTER LUTHIERS OF THE NETWORK

Thank you to the first eleven Master Luthiers that have joined The String Circle, the first netwrok enhancing the high-quality lutherie and supporting the career of young musiciand in a circular economy. DISCOVER MORE Luca Baratto (Cremona, Italy): In 2001 Luca left the famous Prosecco Hills of Valdobbiadene to follow[…]

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THE STRING CIRCLE, PRESS CONFERENCE

Wednesday, April 6th 2022, 12 pm – Museo del Violino, Cremona PRESS CONFERENCE The String Circle, the first network enhancing the high-quality lutherie and supporting the career of young musicians in a circular economy, is officially launched. The new project conceived by Le Dimore del Quartetto and promoted in collaboration[…]

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