from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Family of Italian violin makers, including Andrea (1626?-1698), who founded the family business, and his grandson Giuseppe (1687?-1745). They are considered second only to the Stradivari family for the quality of their instruments.
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- n. founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698)
- n. Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745)
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Although there were other noted violin makers in Stradivari's timesuch as Guarneri and Amati, whose works now fetch great sums of moneythe surviving Strads are more numerous, more famous and more expensive.
Scroll -- Another Wandering Scroll -- A Montagnana Instrument shot through the body -- Fiddle Marks and the Credulous Dabblers -- "Guarneri" at a
My team came to win the race and we have Capecchi in good form, and a sprinter like Guarneri, who has chances to win the first stage.
Concert violinist Pinchas Zukerman, who performs on a Guarneri, played the Lady Blunt briefly before the 1971 Sotheby's sale and considers it a museum piece, not meant for Carnegie Hall without a major overhaul first.
Then you realize, '1721, oh my God,' said Itzhak Perlman, the famed concert violinist who plays a Stradivari violin and one made by the roughly contemporaneous Guarneri family.
For the record, Mr. Perlman plays both—a 1734 Guarneri and a 1714 Stradivarius once owned by Yehudi Menuhin.
While masked, they considered six violins, including two by Antonio Stradivari and one by his revered contemporary, Giuseppe Guarneri.
The Stradivari fiddles have been used by acclaimed violinists, and the Guarneri is considered one of his best.
"What I learned in medical school has a place -- and that place is in acute care," said Dr. Erminia "Mimi" Guarneri, M.D., the 2011 recipient of the Bravewell Leadership Award.
They appear to have never heard any recordings of the Guarneri or Amadeus quartets.
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