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date: 15 November 2019

Emiliani, Francesco de locked

  • Jaak Liivoja-Lorius
  • , revised by Philip J. Kass

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(b Bologna, Italy, c1680; d Rome, Italy, Nov 21, 1736). Italian violin maker. He first appears in Roman documents in 1730 but had been active for some years before. His work represents a blend between the Stainer and Amati styles and shows some similarities with that of David Tecchler. The varnish is usually a golden yellow-brown with occasional reddish tints. Tonally these instruments are clear and mellow but not overly strong. Emiliani’s work and that of some of his Roman colleagues is rarely encountered with original labels today. Those labels, on which his name is latinized as Franciscus de Emilianis, can be either written or printed....

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