here is a wonderful site celebrating the violin making tradition of the Piedmontese School from 17th century to the present.For those who are interested in history of violin making,
The patriarchs of this school include Guadagini, Felix Mori Costa, Gaspare Lorenzini, Ferdinando and Giovanni Leoni, Giuseppe Tarasconi, Raffaele Fiorini, Carlettis, the Pollastris, Monterumici, Cesare Candi and Otello Bignami.
"Raffaele Fiorini's son, Giuseppe, on the contrary, gave birth to a different approach, aiming above all to recover the methods of classical violin-making, and was followed by Ansaldo Poggi, Simone Ferdinando Sacconi and Giancarlo Giucciardi.
In Parma the 20th century tradition commenced with Gaetano Sgarabotto, who served his apprenticeship in the workshop of the Bisiachs, and can therefore be traced back to a Milanese origin." - www.liuteria-parmense.com
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