Search the Community
Showing results for tags 'it’s not size that counts except it does.'.
Found 1 result
Ben Hebbert posted a topic in The PegboxThere’s a good deal of evidence to suppose that this is the “incomparable” Barak Norman praised by Berlioz when Henry Hill performed the London premiere of Harold in Italy in 1848, and in turn that the performance was a response to Paganini’s “Gran viola” upon which he performed towards the end of his final visit to London in 1834. The thing was made around 1710 and I don’t have the slightest idea why - but for lunatics amongst you, I am planning to have some drawings available later in the year... it’s got 18 3/4 inches of pure mojo! A bit more on the project here, where going fully orchestral on this at the end of the month https://hebbertsviolins.wordpress.com/2018/01/06/a-grand-experiment-childe-haroldes-tenore-and-a-170th-anniversary-concert/ Counting down to the silly coments