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Guarneri

[gwahr-nair-ee; Italian gwahr-ne-ree] /gwɑrˈnɛər i; Italian gwɑrˈnɛ ri/
noun
1.
Giuseppe Antonio
[joo-zep-pe ahn-taw-nyaw] /dʒuˈzɛp pɛ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA),
(Joseph Guarnerius) 1683–1745, Italian violinmaker.
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  • There are three essential points of difference between Guarneri and Stradivari.

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  • It may be asked, then, if not from Stradivari, from whom did Guarneri receive instruction?

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  • He has made a very large number of copies of Stradivari and Guarneri, chiefly of the former, which are also the best.

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  • He "spots" a back on an old fiddle, in which he sees Guarneri in embryo; he secures it.

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  • Made several copies of Guarneri, many of which are excellent.

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  • The pattern is not a copy of Guarneri, as often stated, but thoroughly original.

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  • The sound-hole partakes more of the character of Guarneri; the scroll is larger, and the turns bolder than in the Stradivari form.

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  • His copies of Guarneri are most numerous, numbering some hundreds.

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  • Little did Andrea imagine that he was destined to be the means of lifting his patronymic of Guarneri to such a giddy height!

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  • The Guarneri Violins that he possessed were of a very high class.

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British Dictionary definitions for Guarneri

Guarneri

/ɡwɑːˈnɪərɪ; Italian ɡwarˈnɛːri/
noun (pl) Guarneris, Guarnieris, Guarneriuses
1.
an Italian family of 17th- and 18th-century violin-makers
2.
any violin made by a member of this family
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