In the world of the concert, the title of Giuseppe Guarneri is yet revered and respected. The master craftsman of the 18th century is yet identified for his creations, including some of the greatest violins always made. So, those who boast of possessing an instrument Guarnieri novel might be deemed not merely blessed but also very wealthy, given its lofty inherent worth of his creations. It is not the case. From nowadays, the list of blessed owners Guarnieri, can stretch, given that one of the most prominent of his violins, one known Vieuxtemps Guarnieri, in homage to the great Belgian violinist and composer Henri Vieuxtemps, who had owned, go to auction for a record $ 18 million well! The prior record belonged to some other Guarnieri, sold “only” 10 million.
Built in 1741, three years before the demise of Ceremonies creator, this infrequent and novel instrument, is one of the most exceptional creations Guarnieri, who built the largest average of the other violins.
And this is possibly the most significant feature that makes it so precious and dissimilar from everybody else. In special for the higher power of sound, not just in terms of volume but also attribute, as evidenced by Peter Quint, a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, this was among the auspicious to have the privilege to have played.
But these outstanding qualities should not be shocking, recall that the prominent “gun” Paganini was a Guarnieri. At this level we can merely wait to see who, among numerous collectors from around the world who already have stepped forward, capable to bring domestic the big violin.