For those interested in the history of the violin family, there is a brilliant museum piece currently on loan at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The “King” cello is the earliest surviving bass instrument in the violin family. This unique piece was crafted in the mid-16th century by luthier Andrea Amati.
The Amati family was renowned for their mastery of the craft and founding of the Cremona school of violin making in Italy. Their … Read more