What shall we look in paintings Pictures from an exhibition in Venaria Reale, Torino (Italy), of restaured masterpieces
Italiano (only Italian)
Manifattura odierna della corda in budello: come sceglierla e riconoscerne la qualità
articolo comparso sulla rivista "Orfeo", Aprile 2004.
no text - only images!
Tables on Evolution of Strings
in the Violin Family
3 simple charts to check which strings were in use (and in which position) at the time of...
Gut Strings Reports
Is a Varnished String a good Idea?
Learn the secrets of varnished strings in this 20 pages illustrated report, and get access to the sound you deserve (and an easier life)
Roughly Polished ...and why should we care
When I suggest roughly polished strings, I often receive a squint like I am interfering with personal choices.
In this 14 pages illustrated report, I explain why I think there is always a better solution than a hardly polished string, even when you think you are an exception.
Books and Videos
Splendore e decadenza dell’arte cordaia italiana
Interviste con gli ultimi cordai originari di Salle, paese abruzzese di antichissima tradizione cordaia. Confronto e corrispondenze fra le tecniche di lavorazione descritte e alcune fonti dei sec. 17°-19°. Evoluzione delle montature per strumenti ad arco dopo il 1700, con particolare attenzione al trentennio 1920-50, tramite l'epistolario del cordaio Roberto Salerni.
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Live Video Recording Tokyo Lecture
11th July 2018 - 7 Hours of video
Italian, Japanese, English
Complete Live Recording of my lecture in Tokyo, Academy Shimamura, on the 11th of July 2018. The Lecture was held in Italian and translated in Japanese by my kind host Takumi Takakura.
Together with this 4.1/2 hours of video you get also other 2.1/2 hours of Zoom recording in which I go through all of my slide commenting them in English.
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Good gut strings: where do they come from? What does really make a difference for the quality of
Breaks are not unpredictable, they're just one of the many things we have to learn how to avoidShort