- ANNIBALE FAGNOLA. Giordano, Alberto // Strad;Feb2011, Vol. 122 Issue 1450, p68
The article offers information on the life and works of violin maker Annibale Fagnola in Italy. It outlines Fagnola's experience of violin making and employment from being apprentice to attending workshop with lawyer and violin collector Orazio Roggero. Also mentioned is the status of his...
- FAGNOLA. BISHOP, SEAN // Strad;Oct2006, Vol. 117 Issue 1398, p70
The article reviews Fagnola violas. Annibale Fagnola is regarded as one of the more important viola makers of the 20th century. Based in Turin, Italy at the turn of the 20th century, Fagnola's violas were less than 16 inches in length and were coated in red-brown finish. The ribs and scroll...
- How low can the violin go? Benka, Stephen G. // Physics Today;Sep95, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p20
Reports on analysis conducted on the low tones of the violin. Isolation of the individual, stable tones; Misconception on the musical irrelevance of the low tones; Sawtooth pattern of a bowed violin string; Consequences from bearing down the bow. INSET: Want to try it? (tips on low violin keys)..
- Mountain fiddling. Jones, Len // Mother Earth News;Dec91/Jan92, Issue 129, p30
Discusses how the moaning, lonesome wail of the country fiddle has graced American homesteads for centuries. Suggestions on hunting for a fiddle; Importance of tonal quality and bow; Tips on minor fiddle repairs; Address of National Old-Time Fiddlers' Association.
- Jascha Heifetz's Carlo Tononi violin, 1736. Lee, Kenway // Strad;Jan95, Vol. 106 Issue 1257, p50
Features the violin made by Carlo Tononi which was used by Jascha Heifetz on his concert debut in 1917. Includes length; Width of top bouts; Width of C-bouts.
- Taking a tone from the air. Beavitt, Alan // Strad;Sep96, Vol. 107 Issue 1277, p916
No abstract available.
- Stradivari perfectly preserved. Hargrave, Roger // Strad;Jun98, Vol. 109 Issue 1298, p612
Examines the Stradivari Milanollo violin of 1728. Comparison of the Milanollo violin to the Kreutzer violin; Quality of its head; Previous owners of the Milanollo.
- It is no disgrace to be second fiddle to a Stradivarius. Jepson, B. // Smithsonian;Oct90, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p160
Reports on Joseph Nagyvary's research and development on violin construction, claiming that violin's have been made incorrectly for the past two hundred years. Detail of construction.
- Brescian Strad for sale. // Strad;Nov96, Vol. 107 Issue 1279, p1111
Announces the sale of the 1694 Baillot-Pommerau, the only Stradivari violin to be offered for auction at Phillips in London on November 19, 1996. Naming of the violin after its first owner Pierre Baillot; Acquisition by the Marquis of Pommerau; Amount of money to bring to the auction suggested...