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Stradivari violin, "The Antonius," played by Eric Grossman (full version)

Learn more about this exquisite violin: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/strd/ho_34.86.1.htm See Musical Instruments to learn more about other instruments in the Museum's collection, and to see a list of upcoming concerts. http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_of_Art/musical_instruments The concert violinist Eric Grossman performs the chaconne from the Partita no. 2 in D Minor by J. S. Bach (1685 - 1750) on a violin made by Antonio Stradivari in 1717. The instrument — one of three by Stradivari in the Metropolitan Museum's collection — is named "The Antonius" and comes from Stradivari's so-called golden period (about 1700 to 1720). Violin, "The Antonius," 1717 Made by Antonio Stradivari (Italian, 1644 - 1737) Cremona, Italy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Annie Bolton Matthews Bryant, 1933 (34.86.1a) Recorded by The Metropolitan Museum of Art at Yamaha Artist Services in New York. Visit the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History to learn more about violin makers in the sixteenth century. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/strd/hd_strd.htm
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