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Stradivari

[strad-uh-vair-ee; Italian strah-dee-vah-ree] /ˌstræd əˈvɛər i; Italian ˌstrɑ diˈvɑ ri/
noun
1.
Antonio
[an-toh-nee-oh;; Italian ahn-taw-nyaw] /ænˈtoʊ ni oʊ;; Italian ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1644?–1737, Italian violinmaker of Cremona (pupil of Nicolò Amati).
Latin Stradivarius.
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  • There are three essential points of difference between Guarneri and Stradivari.

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  • The form partakes of that of Stradivari; wood usually of excellent quality.

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  • Too much importance has been attached by critics to the presence of this wood in Stradivari's violins.

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  • The sound-holes are broader and more perpendicular than those of Stradivari.

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  • He is engaged on some fitting of small pieces into some fractures of the upper table of a Stradivari.

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

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  • Yet, when I take it up after the Stradivari it sets my teeth on edge.

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  • Maler appears to have been regarded by Lutinists as the Stradivari of Lutes.

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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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  • Stradivari must have been in the workshop of his master between the years 1658 and 1666.

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British Dictionary definitions for Stradivari

Stradivari

/ˌstrædɪˈvɑːrɪ/
noun
1.
Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo). ?1644–1737, Italian violin, viola, and cello maker
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