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Tag Archives: Antonio Stradivari

THE NAPOLEON DUPORT CAPER PART 1

IT WAS 1812, destined to be the year about which Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky would later compose an Overture. You know the one, with cannons and bells, celebrating Russia’s defense against … Continue reading

May 19, 2018 · 1 Comment

GIUSEPPE TARTINI—DEALING WITH SIGNORINA PREMAZORE, CARDINAL CORNARO, AND THE DEVIL

SO HERE’S this rich kid from what’s now Slovenia, back then the Republic of Venice when he lived at the turn of the 18th century. He marries beneath his class, … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · Leave a comment