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Guarneri

[gwahr-nair-ee; Italian gwahr-ne-ree]
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  1. Giu·sep·pe An·to·nio [joo-zep-pe ahn-taw-nyaw] /dʒuˈzɛp pɛ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, Joseph Guarnerius, 1683–1745, Italian violinmaker.
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Examples from the Web for guarneri

Historical Examples

  • He "spots" a back on an old fiddle, in which he sees Guarneri in embryo; he secures it.

    The Violin

    George Hart

  • There are three essential points of difference between Guarneri and Stradivari.

    The Violin

    George Hart

  • The third is the scroll, in which Guarneri is as distinct from Stradivari as it is possible to be.

    The Violin

    George Hart

  • It may be asked, then, if not from Stradivari, from whom did Guarneri receive instruction?

    The Violin

    George Hart

  • The pattern is not a copy of Guarneri, as often stated, but thoroughly original.

    The Violin

    George Hart


British Dictionary definitions for guarneri

Guarneri

Guarnieri (Italian ɡwarˈnjɛːri) or Guarnerius (ɡwɑːˈnɛərɪəs)

noun plural Guarneris, Guarnieris or Guarneriuses
  1. an Italian family of 17th- and 18th-century violin-makers
  2. any violin made by a member of this family
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