- ZYGMUNTOWICZ: STUDIOLESS? // Strad;Apr2004, Vol. 115 Issue 1368, p345
Reports on the possible closure of the studio of violin maker Samuel Zygmuntowicz in Brooklyn, New York City to make way for the development of a stadium in the suburb. Factor contributing to the possible closure of the establishment; Violinists who have visited the place; Statement of...
- ZYGMUNTOWICZ FINISHES SET FOR EMERSONS. // Strad;Dec2003, Vol. 114 Issue 1364, p1321
Reports the creation of a quartet of instruments by New York violin maker Samuel Zygmuntowicz for the Emerson Quartet. Instrument he has created for other musicians; Information on the recording the quartet is making using the instruments.
- Platonic forms. Owen, Laurinel // Strad;Dec2001, Vol. 112 Issue 1340, p1404
Focuses on the violins which were studied or copied by Samuel Zygmuntowicz, a violin maker. Cessole Strad violin of 1716; Plowden de GesÃ¹ violin of 1735; YsaÃ¿e del GesÃ¹ violin of 1740.
- England's instruments. Harvey, Brian // Strad;Feb98, Vol. 109 Issue 1294, p114
Discusses the four hundred years history of violin making in Great Britain. Controversy about the extent of the use of violin before 1660; Predominance of Brescian style; Lack of any organized system of apprenticeship; Establishment of Betts and Dodds in London; Increase in the demand for...
- Lutherie behind the bamboo curtain. Lam, Ching // Strad;Oct95, Vol. 106 Issue 1266, p1028
Focuses on the violin-making industry in China. Efforts of Chinese violin makers to elevate their craft to international standards; Increase in the number of Chinese violin players; History of violin-making in China; Materials and special tools used by Chinese violin makers. INSET: Important...
- Four's a tradition. Villareal, Fernando; Lopez-Levy, Marcela // Strad;Jan97, Vol. 108 Issue 1281, p30
Features the Argentinian family responsible for the manufacture of Karinkanta violins. Family history; Location of the Karinkanta workshop; Stages of production; Musical backgrounds of family members; Materials used in violin making.
- Top lots from the London and New York sales. // Strad;Feb2016, Vol. 127 Issue 1510, p20
The article discusses various auctions such as Beares Auctions held in London, England and Tarison auctions in New York which featured several violins including violin owned by Bronislaw Huberman, Vuillaume violin, and Samuel Zygmuntowicz violin.
- Conquering the competition circuit. Blackwell, Judith // Strad;Mar99, Vol. 110 Issue 1307, p250
Focuses on how Christopher Rowe, a British violin maker and winner of the 1997 Triennale, overcame earlier competition disappointments. Insights from Rowe about the process of making violins; Criticism of competitions in the 1990s.
- Early English sophistication. Dilworth, John // Strad;Mar99, Vol. 110 Issue 1307, p264
Probes into research indicating that violin maker Ralph Agutter was far ahead of most other English 17th-century luthiers. Details on the musical instrument collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England; Documentary references putting Agutter at the heart of the instrument...