from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A violin made by a member of the Guarneri family.
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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)
- n. a violin made by a member of the Guarneri family
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The name of "Guarnerius" is probably known to every possessor of a
I'm not attending the joint string quartet performances by the young Johannes Quartet and the retiring Guarnerius tomorrow night, because I have a rehearsal.
The Guarnerius will add in a performance of Dvorak's "American" quartet.
Away from his Guarnerius violin, the great arts patriarch mentored masters like Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax and Itzhak Perlman, lobbied for the U.S.
James: but to be technically accurate, there was no Stradivarius, Barantschik plays a Guarnerius.
If you haven't picked up the Guarnerius yet, you don't know what you've lost and what you're just afraid that you've lost.
For years his works have been roaming about, bearing the magic labels of "Guarnerius filius Andreae," "Carlo Bergonzi," and sometimes of
Guarnerius, on which Señor Sarasate played not long ago.
Ethne was not aware that the violin which she held was the Guarnerius violin which Durrance had sent to her.
The Guarnerius has a tone that seems to come more from within the instrument; but all in all I have found my Guadagnini, with its glassy clearness, its brilliant and limpid tone-quality, better adapted to American concert halls.