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Lutherie and Luthiers in Late-Renaissance and Baroque Rome: Archival Investigations

Patrizio Barbieri


The Production of Stringed Instruments in Tuscany: Insights into the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries 

Maria da Gloria Leitao Venceslau

From Countryside to Capital: The Tomschik Family of Wind-Instrument Makers

Reinout Woltjer

On the Dating of Wind Instruments Marked “Triebert”

Robert Howe

David José Rubio, English Gentleman Luthier: An Identity Born in the USA

James Westbrook

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