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A violin by Bernardus Calcanius of Genoa

Maker:  Maker Unknown




A violin by Bernardus Calcanius of Genoa, circa 1740.

ID:  108230



i) the violin is on loan to The Royal Academy of Music for use under their supervision in concert and for the purposes of practice, rehearsal and performance. ii) when the violin is not in use as at (i) above the Academy will make it available for inspection at the York Gate Museum, String Gallery. The violin can be seen being played at the following concerts and recitals. 13 January 2014 Symphonic concert Guidhall School 17 January 2014 Ruth Waterman masterclass at the Royal Academy of Music Further details can be obtained from the contact shown.