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Guarnerius

[gwahr-nair-ee-uh s] /gwɑrˈnɛər i əs/
noun, plural Guarneriuses.
1.
a violin made by Guarneri or by a member of his family.
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  • The name of "Guarnerius" is probably known to every possessor of a Violin throughout the world.

    The Violin George Hart
  • John,” he added, “that Guarnerius is the very pick of the period and”—again he hesitated—“Hyman loves it.

    The Wolves of God Algernon Blackwood
  • Fifty years ago, a Guarnerius of the best time might have been bought for £50 that will now command £500.

  • The violin was new and bright and brown; it was labelled "Guarnerius," and cost three dollars.

    The Devourers Annie Vivanti Chartres
  • The Guarnerius of the best model is even still more powerful.

  • Those of Guarnerius are beautifully constructed, and with a good deal of similarity to those of Nicholas Amati.

    The Violin George Dubourg
  • Now, if this is the varnish he and Amati and Guarnerius used, we have a shadowy clue to guide us in our inquiry.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • He was also the owner of a magnificent Guarnerius violin, which is now said to be the property of Adolf Brodsky.

  • Paganini's favorite was a Guarnerius del Jes, though he had no less than seven instruments of the greatest Cremona masters.

  • Many of the first connoisseurs, now hesitate whether to apply the epithet greatest to Guarnerius or to Stradiuarius.

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