Antonius Stradivarius Cremonenfis Faciebat Anno 17 Violin. $ 6 bids. 12 watching. It is missing a string. I see no cracks or repairs. This violin is an antique Antonius Stradivarius model. Made in Germany, over a years nt strings (Thomastik Infeld)It is in a very good. Then she came across a label inside the instrument that said: Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis; Faciebat Anno “I thought, now is this.

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Stradivari’s ancestry consisted of notable citizens of Cremonadating back to at least the 12th or 13th century. The violin is lined and has 4 corner blocks. Copies made after may also have a country of origin printed in English at the bottom of the label, such as “Made in Czechoslovakia,” or simply “Germany.

Cosimo de’ Medici bought another five years stradivarous. We are now left with two sons from Antonio’s first marriage who worked in the family shop: Around instruments survived, including to violins.

Made of beautiful maple and spruce. The Smithsonian Institution, as stradivariuus matter of legal and ethical policy, does not determine the monetary value of musical instruments. Why do Stradivarius violins fetch so much, and are they worth it?

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This inscription indicates the maker Antonio Stradivarithe town Cremonaand “made in the year,” followed by a date that is either printed or handwritten. The tuning pegs do move, the tail piece is intact.

The and censuses report him actually growing younger, a fact explained by the probable loss of statistics from —49, when renewed belligerency between France’s Modenese and Spain’s Milanese antonus led to a flow of refugees that included Stradivari’s mother. This violin was bought from a lady who’s grandmother play it in her youth. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. The baptismal records of the parish of S.

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Some researchers believe there is a closer educational association between Antonio Stradivari and Francesco Rugeri than has previously been recognized.

For the film, see Stradivari film. Ina Venetian banker ordered a complete set of instruments, which he planned to present to King James II of England.

String Letter Publishing, Musical instrument experts say when a Stradivarius is in the news, they tend to get flooded with inquiries from people who think they have stumbled across the multi-million-dollar violins.

He is buried in the Church of San Domenico. Treatises on the Life and Work of the Patriarch of the Violinmakers. These beautiful instruments are rare indeed: By Stradivari moved to No. He had a great ability to imitate the original varnish and intricacy of the instrument.

Archived from the original on 23 June Maria, a nun, would get an annuity, Alessandro, a priest, would get fixed income on a home mortgage loan and Giuseppe, another priest, would get some income on half a share from a pastry shop.

Retrieved 26 March The Smithsonian says the U.

This is a Stradivarius Copy. Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis; Faciebat Anno Assuming that Stradivari was a student of Amati, he would have begun his apprenticeship in —58 and produced his first decent instruments inat the age of This pin or hole was fundamental in the graduation of the thickness of the plates and was obviously a technique passed wtradivarius through generations of pupils of the Amati.

Views Read Edit View history. International Music Academy of Montpellier. Fashions in music have changed over the centuries, and the supremacy of Stradivari’s and Guarneri’s atradivarius is only widely accepted today. Antonio Stradivari’s birthdate, presumably between andhas been debated amongst historians due to the numerous inconsistencies in the evidence of the latter.

They exerted influence on one another’s shape, varnish and sound of instruments, but also on many of their contemporaries’; they defined violin making standards for the next years. These instruments look and sound very nice, and even bear the name Stradivarius. All Music Guide to Classical Music: In this sense, his father had never really forgiven him for leaving home.


His will, datedis one of the closest approximations we can give to how Stradivari ran his family. As the Stradivarius name became well known, imitations and replicas hit the market. When they utter a sound, the world listens.

Just as Paolo, he would inherit six violins. Although many features of Strads are present in the copies, they still remain heavily influenced by Guadagnini’s workshop principles and represent well the maker’s Turin period.

First, he began to make violins with a larger pattern than previous instruments; these larger violins usually are known as “Long Strads”.

Antonio Stradivari – Wikipedia

Antonio declared she would become the responsibility of his two eldest sons. Parker based his best instruments on Stradivari’s “long pattern”, having the opportunity to study one or more of the instruments. An estimated 1 billion people worldwide will tune in to the celebration in Manhattan. Prospero then stop, and it is unknown whether they had any children from to Retrieved 9 September Inside has green felt-like fabric and cover qntonius two bows.

Stradivari likely began an apprenticeship with Nicola Amati between the ages of 12 and 14, [12] although a minor debate surrounds this fact. It has some scratches but the integrity of the wood is good Haweis, My Musical Lifepp.