[gwahr-nair-ee; Italian gwahr-ne-ree]
- 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
He "spots" a back on an old fiddle, in which he sees Guarneri in embryo; he secures it.
There are three essential points of difference between Guarneri and Stradivari.
The third is the scroll, in which Guarneri is as distinct from Stradivari as it is possible to be.
It may be asked, then, if not from Stradivari, from whom did Guarneri receive instruction?
The pattern is not a copy of Guarneri, as often stated, but thoroughly original.
Guarnieri (Italian ɡwarˈnjɛːri) or Guarnerius (ɡwɑːˈnɛərɪəs)
- an Italian family of 17th- and 18th-century violin-makers
- any violin made by a member of this family
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