For the first time, the Museum of Music is presenting several gems from its collection outside the museum. The exhibition Stradivarius – from Excellence to Legend features a treasure chest of exhibits including legendary violins made by the famous luthier, Antonio Stradivari: Queux de Saint- Hilaire (c. 1692), Davidoff and Tua (both from 1708), Provigny (1716) and Sarasate (1724). Bequeathed to the Museum of Music by great soloists and wealthy collectors between 1887 and 1935, these exceptionally well-conserved violins will be put on public display in a manner fitting their unrivaled status.
- 3 Stradivarius instruments
- Tools from the Stradivari workshop
- Paintings, engravings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, etc.
- Reconstruction of the interior of a luthier’s workshop and a laboratory
- Film showing the different stages in the making of a violin
- Stradivari in film and marketing
Stradivarius: From Excellence to Legend is a traveling exhibition from Philharmonie de Paris – Cité de la Musique and toured internationally by Flying Fish.
|Approximate Size:||5,000 - 7,000 sq.ft.|
|Freight:||2 separate cargo aircraft|
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