The Golden Age of Violin Making in Spain

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The Golden Age of Violin Making in Spain.

Tritó Edicions. 400pp. Gran formato: 297 x 420mm. Edición limitada.

 ISBN: 978-84-92852-13-0

An exclusive edition for violin makers, collectors, libraries and music enthusiasts
An exceptional collection of instruments by the great makers of the 18th century in Spain, with particular emphasis on the ‘Spanish Stradivari’, José Contreras.
Meticulously compiled by Jorge Pozas and expertly photographed by Jan Roerhmann
Includes the contribution of renowned expert violin makers, collectors, researchers and scientists

Instrumentos presentado en el libro:

JOSÉ CONTRERAS

 

Viola de gamba

1744

Violoncello “Ex-Greenhouse”

1746

Violoncello “Julliard”

1756

Viola d’amore

1758

Violin

1759

Violin

ca. 1760

Violin

1762

Violoncello

1762

Violoncello “Ex-Tortelier”

ca.1764

Violin

1765

Violin “ The King”

1767

Violin “ Yale”

1767

Violin

1767

Violin

ca. 1767 (I)

Violin

ca. 1767 (II)

Violin

ca. 1767 (III)

Violin “small size”

ca. 1767

Violin

Undated

Violin

1769

Violoncello

1769

Violoncello

ca. 1769

Violin

ca. 1770

Violin

1772

Violin “Shlomo Mintz”

1773

 

JOSÉ MELITÓN CONTRERAS

Violin

1770

Violin

ca. 1790

 

SILVERIO ORTEGA

 

Violin

1798

Violoncello

1816

Violin

1823

 

MARIANO ORTEGA

 

Violin

1844

 

VICENTE ASSENSIO

 

Violin

1779

 

SALVADOR BOFILL

 

Pochette

1735

Violin

1746

 

JUAN GUILLAMÍ I

 

Violin

1734

Violin

17xx

Violoncello

1746

Violoncello

1747

Violin

1755

Violoncello

1756

Violin

1757

Violin

1767

 

JUAN GUILLAMÍ II

 

Violoncello

1760

Viola

1770

Violin

1773

Violin

ca. 1780

Viola

ca. 1780

Viola

1788

Violoncello

1789

Violoncello

1792

Violoncello

1799

 

  • Edited by Jorge Pozas
  • Photography by Jan Roehrmann
  • Description of the working methods of the makers from the Classical Spanish school by John Dilworth
  • Essay on Contreras, the first copyist and restorer of Stradivari by Christophe Landon
  • Dendrochronological evaluation of classical Spanish instruments by Peter Ratcliff
  • Scientific varnish research by Brigitte Brandmair
  • Historical background to violin making in Spain and research at the Madrid Royal Palace Archive by Cristina Bordas, Elsa Fonseca and Joan Pellisa
  • Published by Tritó Edicions
  • Pages: 400
  • Size: 297 x 420mm
  • ISBN: 978-84-92852-13-0