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Pietro Guarneri (Peter of Venice or Pietro da Venezia) (April 14, 1695 - April 7, 1762), son of Giuseppe filius Andreae. The distinctive sound of a violin is the result of interactions between its many parts This list of notable fiddlers shows some crossover with the List of violinists since the instruments used are quite similar if not identical The violin first emerged in northern Italy in the early 16th century. Classical music Since the Baroque era the violin ( Baroque violin) has been one of the most important of all instruments in classical music, for several Making an instrument of the Violin family may be done in different ways many of which have changed very little in nearly 500 years since the first violins were made Playing the violin entails holding the instrument under the chin supported by the left shoulder (see below for variations of this posture A Violin consists of a body or corpus a neck a bridge, a soundpost four strings, and various fittings The Violin family of Musical instruments was developed in Italy in the Sixteenth century. The following lists of violinists are available List of classical violinists, names of great violinist from baroque era till 20th century Venice ( Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venesia or Venexia) is a city in Northern Italy, the capital of the Year 1762 ( MDCCLXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Last of the Guarneri violin-makers.
Lived in Cremona with his father until 1718. Finding life in Casa Guarneri in some way uncongenial, left Cremona for good in 1718. The master eventually arrived and settled in Venice 1722-1724.
Here he blended the Cremonese techniques of his father with Venetian, perhaps working with Montagnana and Tononi. The Venetian makers of the same period were Matteo Gofriller, Carlo Annibale Tononi, Francesco Gobetti, Domenico Montagnana and Sanctus Seraphin. Matteo Goffriller (1659 – 1742 was an Italian Luthier, particularly noted for the quality of his Cellos Although it is known that Goffriller was Carlo Annibale Tononi (1675-1730 was a Luthier who trained and worked with his father in the Tononi family workshop in Bologna Italy until his father Domenico Montagnana (1686-1750 was an Italian Master Luthier based in Venice, Italy. Sanctus Seraphin (1699-c1758 (Also known as Santo Also known as Serafin Serafino was a financially successful Luthier, (violin maker working first in Udine
By 1728 he married Angiola Maria Ferrari on 5th of April (1728), with whom he had ten children.
His first original labels from Venice date from 1730. His instruments are rare and as highly prized as those of his father and uncle.