READING OLD MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

This is the text for a talk I gave at the Galpin Society Conference, Music Faculty, Oxford, on 26th July 2013 (edit in progress, click on the pictures for more detailed viewing) While it is evident that most objects bear the marks of their use, traces of their journey through time remaining as clues inscribed […]

BUILDING A VIOLIN: LECTURE ASHMOLEAN OXFORD

HEADLEY LECTURE THEATRE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM   Sat 6 Jul, 11am–12pm In 2008, luthier, Bruno Guastalla turned his hand to photography and created a unique series of images which documents the process of making stringed instruments from start to finish. In this special lecture he will show his photographs and share his insights into the luthier’s […]