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Violin by Giuseppe Scarampella, Florence 1897

Violin by Giuseppe Scarampella, Florence 1897

David Ballesteros plays an excerpt from Jules Massenet’s Méditation from the opera Thaïs on a violin by Giuseppe Scarampella.

Violin by Ansaldo Poggi, Bologna 1935

Violin by Ansaldo Poggi, Bologna 1935

David Ballesteros plays an excerpt from Jules Massenet’s Méditation from the opera Thaïs on a violin by Ansaldo Poggi

Violin by Ettore Soffritti, Ferrara 1924

Violin by Ettore Soffritti, Ferrara 1924

David Ballesteros plays an excerpt from Jules Massenet’s Méditation from the opera Thaïs on a violin by Ettore Soffritti.

Violin by Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona circa 1770

Violin by Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona circa 1770

David Ballesteros plays an excerpt from Jules Massenet’s Méditation from the opera Thaïs on a violin by Lorenzo Storioni.

Violin by Joseph Panormo, London circa 1820

Violin by Joseph Panormo, London circa 1820

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Joseph Panormo

Viola by Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona, last quarter of the eighteenth century

Viola by Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona, last quarter of the eighteenth century

Marie De Bry plays an excerpt from Suite 3 – Prelude by J.S Bach on a Viola by Lorenzo Storioni

Violin by Tomasso Eberle, Naples circa 1780

Violin by Tomasso Eberle, Naples circa 1780

Anaïs Ponty plays an excerpt from the 1st movement of Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 on a violin by Tomasso Eberle

Violin by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1700

Violin by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1700

Anaïs Ponty plays an excerpt from the 1st movement of Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 on a Violin by Giovanni Grancino

Violin by David Tecchler, Rome 1694

Violin by David Tecchler, Rome 1694

Anaïs Ponty plays an excerpt from the 1st movement of Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 on a violin by David Tecchler

Violin by Giuseppe Guadagnini, Como circa 1785

Violin by Giuseppe Guadagnini, Como circa 1785

Anaïs Ponty plays an excerpt from the 1st movement of Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 on a violin by Giuseppe Guadagnini

Cello by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1710

Cello by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1710

Patrick Johnson plays a cello by Giovanni Grancino. The piece is the first movement of Haydn’s cello concerto number two, in D Major.

Cello, Milan circa 1700

Cello, Milan circa 1700

Patrick Johnson plays a cello from Milan, circa 1700. The piece is the first movement of Haydn’s cello concerto number two, in D Major.

Violin by Joseph Gagliano, Naples circa 1770

Violin by Joseph Gagliano, Naples circa 1770

Anaïs Ponty plays an excerpt from the 1st movement of Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 on a violin by Joseph Gagliano

Cello probably by J&A Gagliano, Naples circa 1790

Cello probably by J&A Gagliano, Naples circa 1790

Patrick Johnson plays a cello probably by J&A Gagliano. The piece is the first movement of Haydn’s cello concerto number two, in D Major.

Cello by Benjamin Banks, Salisbury circa 1780

Cello by Benjamin Banks, Salisbury circa 1780

Patrick Johnson plays a cello by Benjamin Banks. The piece is the first movement of Haydn’s cello concerto number two, in D Major.

Violin by a member of the Grancino family, Milan circa 1680

Violin by a member of the Grancino family, Milan circa 1680

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by a member of the Grancino family

Violin by Gennaro Gagliano, Naples 1751

Violin by Gennaro Gagliano, Naples 1751

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Gennaro Gagliano

Violin by Afro Garimberti, Milan 1928

Violin by Afro Garimberti, Milan 1928

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Afro Garimberti

Violin by Gennaro Vinaccia, Naples circa 1770

Violin by Gennaro Vinaccia, Naples circa 1770

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Gennaro Vinaccia

Violin by Lorenzo and Tomasso Carcassi, Florence 1760

Violin by Lorenzo and Tomasso Carcassi, Florence 1760

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Lorenzo and Tomasso Carcassi

Violin by Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan 1726

Violin by Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan 1726

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Paolo Antonio Testore

Violin by Gennaro Gagliano, Naples circa 1760

Violin by Gennaro Gagliano, Naples circa 1760

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Gennaro Gagliano. This piece is the introduction of first movement of the Tchaikovsky violin concerto in D major op. 35.

Cello by Francesco Ruggieri, Cremona circa 1675

Cello by Francesco Ruggieri, Cremona circa 1675

Patrick Johnson plays a cello by Francesco Ruggieri. The piece is the first movement of Haydn’s cello concerto number two, in D Major.

Cello probably by CG and CA Testore, Milan circa 1700

Cello probably by CG and CA Testore, Milan circa 1700

Patrick Johnson plays a cello probably by CG and CA Testore. The piece is the first movement of Haydn’s cello concerto number two, in D Major.