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Monograph of the Antonio Stradivari Cello c.1690 ‘Barjansky’


Historical research—Lüder Machold, Carlo Chiesa and Johannes Loescher | Interview with Julian Lloyd Webber and Kian Soltani | String testing by Thomastik Infeld | Discussion of the asymmetry of violin making | Documentation of the restoration process | List of all known Stradivari cellos | List of subscribers | The Cello Molds | Stylistic Comparison of the ´Barjansky` and the ´Mediceo` Cellos I CNC- Milled Inlay | The Varnish Analysis of the ´Barjansky` Stradivari Cello via Ultraviolet- and Infrared Fluorescence Photography | Dendrochronological Report | Condition Report | Photogrammetric Capture | Digital Measurements | String Testing by Thomastik Infeld | Discussion of the Asymmetry of Violin Making | Documentation of the Restoration Process | Wood Identification | Interviews with Julian Lloyd Webber and Kian Soltani | Collection of 24 Postermotifs and more ...


Micro-CT scan—Fraunhofer Institut IIS | Micro-CT analysis—Dr. Rudolf Hopfner | Wood analysis—Thünen Institut Hamburg | Varnish research—Martin-Luther-Universität Halle | UV- and infrared fluorescence photography—Leonhard Rank and Prof. Dr. Martin Bek | Analysis of arching through laser/photo technology—Leonhard Rank | Dendrochronological research—Arjan Versteeg | Condition Report—Leonhard Rank | 3D visualisation—Fraunhofer Institut IIS and Andreas Jacobi | and more ...

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In collaboration with ALAGO ART & STRINGS GMBH

Format: 320 x 450mm, 392 pages
Language: English
Posters: provided in a separate box with 12 posters / 24 motifs
Website: accompanying content with developing features
Limited edition: 500 copies Library Edition | 100 copies de Luxe Edition – as illustrated

Layout & Design: kopfquartier GmbH, Marén Korhammer

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Additional Content

The Remaining Antonio Stradivari Cellos

Show List

Recording at the Synchron Stage Vienna

Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles Gounod: Ave Maria - Kian Soltani, Aaron Pilsan

The Musical Ancestors

Musical ancestors


Show Reviews

Biological Asymmetry in Violin-Making

Show Essay
Show Instruments

Access to Additional Content via purchase of the Monograph.

* System requirements for 3D-Visualisations:
Firefox v51 or above
Google Chrome v56 or above
Chrome for Android v64 or above
Internet Explorer v11 or above
Safari on MacOS
Safari on iOS v8 or above
Google Chrome recommended

Kian Soltani is published with the kind permission of Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft mbH.

Full 3D Visualisation, editing and photos outside: Andreas Jacobi; Photos Body inside: Leonhard Rank

Varnish Analyses (UV light and Cyan light) 3D model and editing: Andreas Jacobi; Photos: Leonhard Rank