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Stradivari varnish

Brigitte Brandmair

Stradivari varnish

scientific analysis of his finishing technique on selected instruments

by Brigitte Brandmair

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Published by s.n, Distributed by Serving Audio] in [s.l, Vienna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stradivarius violin,
  • Construction,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Varnish and varnishing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrigitte Brandmair, Stefan-Peter Greiner ; photographs, Jan Röhrmann ; with contributions by Eric Blot ... [et al.].
    ContributionsGreiner, Stefan-Peter, Röhrmann, Jan, Blot, Eric, 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML830.8.C74 B73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination363 p. :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25064105M
    ISBN 103000285377
    ISBN 109783000285370
    LC Control Number2011565367

      A search for the “true” formula was actually driven by the London violin-dealing family Hill, who in their book Antonio Stradivari, His Life and Work [13] identified three factors as responsible for the tone quality of a violin: 1) materials, 2) dimensions and construction, and 3) varnish. unvarnished. The varnish on the remainder of the vi-olin is paler in colour but still rich in quality. It is quite thinly applied and seems closer to the Amati varnish in appearance than to some of Stradivari's later, vivid orange red finishes. The wood which Stradivari selected for the two piece back has a well defined, small, even figure, cou -.

    The book is accompanied by a CD including software (Windows®) to: calculate the A0 cavity mode, calculate density of the tonewood, calculate moisture content in the wood. An 8-minute video demonstrates how to monitor the A0, A1, C2, B0, B1-, B1+, mode frequencies and how to read frequency peaks using Audacity. Stradivari and Guarneri forms. Any of my search term words; All of my search term words; Find results in Content titles and body; Content titles only.

    The book is arranged in three sections. The research results of Brandmair and Greiner are presented in this book in the articles "The Build-up of Layers in Stradivaris Varnish" by Stefan-Peter Greiner (41 pages) and "Foundations of Classical Cremonese Violin Varnishes" by Brigitte Brandmair (91 pages). The larger divisions of the book concern the ancestry of Stradivari; his violins, viols, and violoncellos; his aims in relation to tone; his materials; his varnish; his construction; his labels; the number of instruments he made; the growth of their reputation. Some of the topics discussed under these main headings are: Stradivari.


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Stradivari varnish by Brigitte Brandmair Download PDF EPUB FB2

Secret behind the composition of the varnish on Stradivari violins revealed Violin () -- Antonio Stradivari is the most famous instrument maker of all time. The research results of Brandmair and Greiner are presented in this book in the articles “The Build-up of Layers in Stradivari’s Varnish” by Stefan-Peter Greiner (41 pages) and “Foundations of Classical Cremonese Violin Varnishes” by Brigitte Brandmair (91 pages).Brand: Brandmair Brigitte MIIC-Stradivari Varnish.

Books The varnished truth about a Stradivarius The local lumberman happened to supply him with the ideal wood, and the local apothecary with the perfect varnish. "Stradivari was a Author: Michael Lemonick. From this book I learned that the authors are expert violin makers.

The Guarneri book demonstrated the authors' serious research efforts. This makes me buy this book. As in the Guarneri book, this book has many nice color photos and black/white photos. The discussion about material, construction, and varnish are all very interesting and well Cited by:   It may be the wood, the glue or the shape -- but experts Stradivari varnish book long suspected that the real secret of the cherished Stradivarius violin's special sound lay in its gleaming : Benoit Fauchet.

Stradivari varnish: scientific analysis of his finishing technique on selected instruments Stradivari varnish book, s.n, Distributed by Serving Audio] in EnglishPages: RAB Award funding to buy Stradivari Varnish by Brigitte Brandmair and Peter Greiner. I would like to thank the RAB trust for their generous award given to me so that I was able to purchase the book ‘Stradivari Varnish’ by Brigitte Brandmair and Peter Greiner.

Stradivari Varnish: Scientific Analysis of His Finishing Technique on Selected Instruments Brigitte Brandmair, Stefan-Peter Greiner, Eric Blot Serving Audio, - Stradivarius violin - pages. In the last decades analyses of Stradivari’s varnish have been published, some of the most recent ones confirm the use of several materials.-Two articles related to the study driven by la Cité de la Musique in Paris: What exalts Stradivarius.

Not Varnish study says, by Henry Fountain (December 4, ). Stradivari’s best ‘golden period’ examples, recalling the magnificent ‘Batta’. The naturally textured surface and relatively unpolished state is clear from the analysis of the instrument published by Brigitte Brandmair and Stefan-Peter Greiner in their book Stradivari Varnish.

label The label is. This book traces Antonio Stradivari's life, that of his children, and more importantly, the journeys made by 5 violins and 1 cello made by him.

The Lipinski, the Viotti, the Messiah (which almost never was played), the Paganini and the Khevenhuller are the violins and their owners are followed and described in this book, and the Davidov, the /5(57).

Sample from an instrument by Antonio Stradivari (Click photo for detailed view) Violin varnish is applied with a brush in two or more coats. It is composed of sun-thickened oils such as linseed or walnut, oxidized resins and added coloring matter.

Good historic Italian varnish is. Varnish studies in historical Italian bow instruments; macro and microscopic analysis on wood samples at different stages of varnishing.

Relator: Brigitte Brandmair, curator of “Stradivari Varnish” book. (Cremona ). Workshop “Knowledge for conservation”. International science workshop on bow musical instruments. Chemical treatments to prevent rotting might be behind the highly sought after sound of a Stradivarius violin.

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out of 5 stars $ $ $ shipping. Only 6 left in stock. A cross section of the varnish of the “Provigny” (A. Stradivari,Crémone, collection Musée de la musique, Paris E).

From bottom to top: wood cell structure, the first oil-based. varnish book together, it would have been very interesting. I am not sure if his insistence on using amber is. yellow, orange or red varnish, just like Stradivari, keep heating. till all the nitric acid is boiled off, cool then dissolve in a.

water bath, outside parts Turpentine, or Rosemary oil etc. Collectors have paid many thousands of dollars for one of Stradivari's violins. It is strange, but true, that only one book really delves into the life and art of this famous Italian craftsman.

That is the book published in by the three Hill brothers of the London violin-making firm.4/5(1). The book is arranged in three sections.

The research results of Brandmair and Greiner are presented in this book in the articles “The Build-up of Layers in Stradivari’s Varnish” by Stefan-Peter Greiner (41 pages) and “Foundations of Classical Cremonese Violin Varnishes” by Brigitte Brandmair (91 pages).

stradivari varnish. team; book; photos; instruments; supporters & subscribers; feedback; news; order; services. research; publications & lectures; conservation. 20 product ratings - Mendini 3/4 MV Solid Wood Natural Varnish Violin with Hard Case $ Trending at $ Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.The varnish, however, is almost unworn, the carving is as crisp as the day it was made and the painted edge-work on the scroll survives intact.

The violin owes its condition to the fact that it has always been a collector’s piece. It was probably initially purchased by a collector, Cozio di Salabue, from one of Stradivari’s sons.Stradivari Varnish oil/resin ratio Sign in to follow this. Followers 4.