Stradivarius

A Stradivarius or Strad is one of the violins, cellos, and other stringed instruments built by members of the Stradivari (Stradivarius) family, particularly Antonio Stradivari, during the 17th and 18th centuries. According to their reputation, the quality of their sound has defied attempts to explain or equal it, though this belief is disputed. The name "Stradivarius" has become a superlative often associated with excellence; to be called "the Stradivari" of any field is to be deemed the finest there is. The fame of Stradivarius instruments is widespread, appearing in numerous works of fiction.

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Strativarius
... A Stradivarius or Strad is one of the violins, cellos, and other stringed instruments built by members of the Stradivari (Stradivarius) family, particularly Antonio Stradivari, during the 17th and 18th centuries ... The name "Stradivarius" has become a superlative often associated with excellence to be called "the Stradivari" of any field is to be deemed the finest there is ... The fame of Stradivarius instruments is widespread, appearing in numerous works of fiction ...
Stradivarius - Theories and Reproduction Attempts
... Spiegelman, Nagyvary managed to get hold of shavings from a Stradivarius violin and examined them burning small amounts to find their chemical ...
Stefano Grondona - Recordings
... Torres (Llobet, Tárrega) (1996/7, Divox CDX-29701) Evocación (Albéniz Granados) (2000, Stradivarius STR 33658) Lo Cant dels Aucells (2000, Stradivarius 33589) Baroque Images (Froberger, Bach ...
Alard Stradivarius
... Alard Stradivarius is a sobriquet used for two violins fabricated by Antonio Stradivari Alard-Baron Knoop Stradivarius of 1715 Artot-Alard Stradivarius of 1728 ...
Leandro Bisiach - Quotes
... wrote a letter of thanks to Bisiach in 1839 for the repair in admirable style of his Stradivarius ... violincellist Alfredo Piatti, who trusted his violoncello (a Stradivarius, from which Bisiach made a reproduction) to no-one else ... had been a student of Carlo Bergonzi, the only true custodian of the secrets of Stradivarius ...