like to express
gratitude to the following people and organisations who have helped
The Gabrieli Trust, without whose
timely loan there would have been no violins.
Margaret Cordell, for a
generous loan, and unfailing support through thick and thin.
The management of the Gabrieli Consort
& Players, for their vision and support.
The Royal Northern College of Music,
for kindly making available the original 1595
David Rattray, custodian of the
musical instrument collection at the
Royal Academy of Music, for kindly allowing
access to the 1629 brothers Amati violin.
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archeology,
for kindly allowing access to other priceless and
historically significant instruments.
photographer, for his splendid shots of the violins in action.
Linden Lea Associates, web designer, for her enthusiasm, sympathy,
advice, incredibly quick work and wonderful designs.
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