The Dr. Herbert Axelrod Stradivari Quartet
1985, 48 pages, 28.5 x 22cm
Since the late 1600`s dignitaries, museums, governments, corporations, collectors and artists have been trying, as their ultimate aim, to assemble a quartet of matched instruments by Antonio Stradivari. The book describes the way, problems and all barriers which appeared during completing The Stradivari Quartet. It contains descriptions and colored photographs of all possible instrument candidates as well as selecting criteria using 300 years of violin family instruments history.