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Hey, folks! Let me preface this post by saying I'm not naive enough to think this is an actual Guadagnigni. Aside from the obvious characteristics that set it apart from the real McCoy (violin fingerboard stained to look like ebony and quality not on par with the true article), Guadagnini wasn't in Milan in 1784-- he was in Turin. I bought this primarily as a wall-hanger, but I'm curious as to it's origin and provenance (if any). I'd greatly appreciate any help you could offer in identifying this fiddle! Thanks in advance.
Hello, I'm looking for information about Antonij Joannes Guadagnini (working around 1750) Does anybody have information about this maker? I searched the internet but I can't find anything. Did this maker even excist? Any help will be very welcome!
Hi, This is a topic that might have been discussed before, if so, sorry for that. My question is: Why do most modern violinists prefer to use old violins, such as Stradivari, Guarneri, Guadagnini, Vuillaume, etc for solo performances? It seems every time I do a google search on soloists, almost all of them uses old instruments. To make a short list of some of the players: Anne Akiko Meyers - Owns 2 Stradivarius violins and has a Guarneri on lifetime loan. Joshua Bell - Played a Stradivarius, sold it to buy another strad. Vanessa Mae - Guadagnini (When she's not playing he