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 […]

STRADIVARI EXHIBITION COMING UP!

From the 13th June 2013 the ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM in Oxford is hosting a remarkable exhibition of instruments by ANTONIO STRADIVARI. See their website for details. This is a rare event: 21 of the best Strads are being brought, as are tools and drawings from Stradivari’s workshop  from the museum in Cremona There is a concert […]