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Mere threads

One of the things I want to learn more about is string tension in the 19th century, in particular in connection to Piatti and the Milanese cello school. A good starting point seems to be the cello method by Guglielmo … Continue reading

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A poor and meagre instrument

From a review of a concert that Piatti gave on the 24th of October in York: “Signor Piatti, it is true, has not the powerful tone of Lindley, and the instrument he plays upon is poor and meagre; but he … Continue reading

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