One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A violin made by a member of the Guarneri family of Cremona, Italy, during the 17th and 18th centuries.
- ‘The chances of uncovering an original Guarnerius or Stradivarius in Australia are extremely slim.’
- ‘Sure, a Stradivarius or a Guarnerius sounds good, but mainly it is much easier to play, especially if you're Heifetz.’
- ‘Most authorities rank the Guarnerius violin second to the Stradivarius, although there are many who consider the Guarnerius
- ‘Strads are described as sounding sweet and golden, while Guarneriuses are more dusky or earthy and sensuous.’
- ‘The soloist, Alan Loveday plays articulately with his beautiful Guarnerius which seems to rival the best of the Strads in terms of sweet overtones.’
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