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Music Project

To inform people of the magnificant works of the Stradivari family

Neo Meng Hiok Ethan

on 21 July 2011

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Stradivarius'works The violins made by the Stradivari family are known to be one of the best violins. Antonio Stravadi was a Italian
luthier, a crafter of stringed instruments In his early career, Stradivari
used wide experimentation to
test which type of violins
worked best THE END What makes these
violins so good? rather than anything to do with the instrument's overall contours, varnish, angle of the neck, fingerboard or strings. The consistent density of the two wooden panels used to make its body, The wood of the violins
are of superior quality What are the Stradivarius violins
that are still in exsistence today? There are only about 650
Stradivari violins today The Lady Blunt Violin One of the two best
preserved Stradivari violins
in the world Made in 1971 Named after its first owner,
Lady Anne Brunt It survives till today in almost
perfect condition The violins are extremely rare,
fetching a high price at auctions They have superior sound
quality It is a amazing feat that
a violin from so long ago
can maintain its quality so.... Was later renamed
as the Messiah
by Tarisio's friend Originally
Salabue Sold by his son Paolo Stradivari to Count Cozio di Salabue in 1775 Made in
1971 Messiah Stradivarius It was sold at
Sotheby at
US$200,000 On 20th June 2011,
Tarisio Auctions sold
Lady Blunt for
US 15.9 million One of the most
valuable violins in
the world The Molitor Stradivarius Made in 1697 Was owned by Napoleon
Bonaparte Made at the beginning
of Antonio Stradivari's
"golden period" The Moliter was sold at
$9,040,556 to Anne Akiko
Meyers Thank you for listening XD Bibliography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Stradivarius_instruments#Violins http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/43472159/ns/today-entertainment/t/stradivarius-fetches-record-million-charity-sale/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molitor_Stradivarius http://tarisio.com/wp/2010/10/world-record-auction-price-set-with-the-molitor-stradivarius/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Blunt_Stradivarius http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messiah_Stradivarius http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-21/stradivarius-for-15-9-million-means-fund-eyeing-violins-116-fold-return.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2GG0mHuJLU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drlMVREajlw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRNS_ebpi7o&feature=related
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