All blog posts tagged with fine violins

About a third of violin players acknowledge leaving their instrument vulnerable to theft, a large portion of them in cars. Which is a very, very...Read entire post
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Posted on: 08 May 2024 01:26:09 am
The provenance of a great violin, viola or cello plays heavily into its value. But how that is proven is difficult – and no job for an amateur.The...Read entire post
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Posted on: 14 Apr 2024 07:19:47 am
A History of Violins in Rock & Roll by lastringplayer from the Arts & Entertainment category
More than the guitar strings can make us rock. Violinists including John Creach, Richard Sanders, Rostrongstrongy Steinhardt, and David Lindley...Read entire post
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Posted on: 22 Dec 2023 01:04:29 pm
The Violins of Isaac Stern by lastringplayer from the Arts & Entertainment category
Among the greatest of 20th century virtuosos, Stern left behind great violins and bows. His estate may have bungled it a bit, but the instruments...Read entire post
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Posted on: 16 Dec 2023 02:31:47 pm
The Füssen School of Violin Making by lastringplayer from the Arts & Entertainment category
While the Museum of Füssen commemorates its luthier-populated past, much of the violinmaking influence of this Bavarian town ultimately went...Read entire post
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Posted on: 24 Jun 2023 05:48:25 am
Italian Violinmaking: The Amati Family by lastringplayer from the Arts & Entertainment category
Stradivari is known for the greatest violins, but the likely inventor of the modern violin was Andreas Amati. French royalty deserves some credit...Read entire post
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Posted on: 31 May 2023 05:22:09 pm
Pablo Picasso and the Violin by lastringplayer from the Arts & Entertainment category
The crossover between visual and performing arts is not uncommon. But in his championing of Cubism, Picasso found his inspiration to paint in...Read entire post
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Posted on: 24 Mar 2023 04:30:14 pm
Need a Strad? Borrow One Here. by lastringplayer from the Arts & Entertainment category
Patronage of artists has always been essential. But different ways that high priced instruments find young prodigies ensure those strings get...Read entire post
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Posted on: 07 Mar 2023 07:37:17 am
Albert Einstein and the Violin by lastringplayer from the Arts & Entertainment category
While scribbling difficult formulas about E=mc2on a chalkboard, it may have been Mozart’s Violin Sonata in C that coursedthrough his considerable...Read entire post
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Posted on: 25 Jan 2023 10:24:26 am
As the first chair of one of the world’s great orchestras, the LA Phil concertmasters often extend their credits by working on great cinematic...Read entire post
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Posted on: 24 Nov 2022 10:11:28 am
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