Origin of Stradivarius
Examples from the Web for stradivarius
Historical Examples of stradivarius
The tone of the Stradivarius violin is full, musical and high-spirited.A Popular History of the Art of Music
W. S. B. Mathews
"I would execrate it were it a Stradivarius," said he, his mouth full of sop.The Belovd Vagabond
William J. Locke
The speaker is Rosalind herself, as the Stradivarius is being put to bed.Somehow Good
William de Morgan
I know it to be as little a Stradivarius as I am a Paganini.Diana of the Crossways, Complete
The best epoch of Stradivarius was from 1700 to 1720 or 1725.Ole Bull
Sara C. Bull
1833, from Latinized form of name of Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737), violin-maker of Cremona, or his sons or pupils. Short form Strad is attested from 1884.
A kind of violin made by the Italian craftsman Antonio Stradivari in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Those that still survive are considered the finest violins in existence.