No...the violin was made for Lily in The Lightness of Dust by M.L. Weaver.  Only Lily, Sam, and Guarneri himself knew what it was.    Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesu' violin from 1743, known as the 'Carrodus', loaned to ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti by an anonymous Australian benefactor.    #violin #book

Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesu' violin from known as the 'Carrodus', loaned to ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti by an anonymous Australian benefactor.

1788 Viola crafted by Lorenzo Storioni of Cremona. This viola will be on display, available for trial and purchase at Benning Violins' exhibit that coincides with the 2014 International Primrose Festival. June 12 - 14.

1788 Viola crafted by Lorenzo Storioni of Cremona. This viola will be on display, available for trial and purchase at Benning Violins' exhibit that coincides with the 2014 International Primrose Festival.

Mozart's viola!

The viola, and stringed instruments in general for that matter, are special to me. Not only did I obtain a better understanding of music by reading sheet music, but my ability to refer to information I've learned before also improved.

Viola by Peregrino di Zanetto, Brescia, after 1564

NMM Viola be Peregrino di Zanetto, Brescia, after 1564

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