This collection of articles from The Strads long-running In Focus series brings together more than 80 fascinating stringed instruments, with commentaries by some of todays top instrument experts.
Makers include Antonio Stradivari, Guarneri ‘del Gesù and G.B. Guadagnini, but also lesser-known masters such as Paul Knorr, Dante Baldoni, Charles Nicolas Altermatt and many others. This makes it an essential resource for anyone seeking to extend their lutherie knowledge into areas and makers whose work is more rare, and a significant addition to the lutherie literature.
With high-quality photographs for every featured instrument – front, back and scroll – this book will provide inspiration for todays makers and anyone who enjoys the beauty and variety of stringed instruments.