Alard Stradivarius is a sobriquet used for two violins fabricated by Antonio Stradivari: Alard-Baron Knoop Stradivarius of ; Artot-Alard Stradivarius of 24 Etudes-Caprices, Op (Alard, Jean Delphin) Genre Categories, Studies; Caprices; For violin; [2 more ]Scores featuring the violin; For 1 player. École du violon (Alard, Jean Delphin) Alternative. Title, Violin Method. Composer, Alard, Jean Delphin Piece Style, Romantic. Instrumentation, Violin .

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It was made during Stradivari’s golden period and is regarded as the “finest of the fine,” and nec plus ultra by the W. Retrieved from ” https: His instruments are highly regarded and often sell for six figure sums at auction thanks to their unique sound and esteemed history.

Alard Stradivarius – Wikipedia

This article relating to string instruments is a stub. It’s estimated that Antonio Stradivari made around 1, violins in his lifetime, now affectionately known as ‘Strads’.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Cristiani cello Stradivari wasn’t just a violin maker.

Parisian dealer Jean Baptiste Vuillaume took it apart in the 19th century and added a tailpiece with a carving of Joan of Arc, the virgin warrior known as La Pucelle, from where the violin takes its name.

And dense wood means a better sound.

Duos brillants, Op.27 (Alard, Jean Delphin)

Views Read Edit View history. Nowadays, they are on loan to a number of famous violinists including Nicola Benedetti, David Garrett and Janine Jansen. Created inin Stradivari’s ‘golden period’ this violin takes its name from French violinist Jean-Delphin Alard, its most famed owner.


This cello, nicknamed Cristiani, was made around and currently resides at the Museo Stradivariano in the City of Cremona.

Cellist Sol Gabetta talks about instruments, technique and finding her own voice, and we voilin a rare Stradivari cello. This led to his so-called ‘Golden Period’, which lasted from – What makes Stradivarius violins so special?

École du violon (Alard, Jean Delphin)

This is one of the violins made by him in The Habeneck It’s not just Antonio Stradivari who’s responsible for creating the best violins in the world.

Mandolino Coristo He’s famous for his violins, but it might surprise you to know Stradivari was also a fine mandolin-maker. Perhaps it had something to do with Stradivari’s incredible carving skill, demonstrated here on the edges of the Cipriani Potter violin.

Violin makers are still alatd as to why the Stradivarius instruments are so difficult to replicate – both in terms of their sound, and design. Made by Antonio Stradivari and his family, these instruments are among the most valuable violins in the world, highly regarded by performers and audiences.

In the early s, Stradivari tweaked his violin-making style once more, making the instruments slightly longer, and switched to using a darker, richer varnish, like the varnish used here on this Boissier-Sarasate violin. Upon the publication of the Hill brothers’ work on Stradivari inThe Alard was in the possession of Baron Knoop This is his incredible eight stringed mandolin, crafted around Only two examples of Stradivarius guitars exist, this one, known as the ‘Hill’ fromand the ‘Rawlins’, created in For the Stradivari violin ofsee Artot-Alard Stradivarius.


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Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. The bulky look of the head places it in the group of those carved by the maker himself. You must be logged in to post a alqrd. Look at the ornate carving on the tailpiece. This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. The Fountaine Stradivari developed his style gradually over time, with his earlier violins being slightly smaller than his later models.