Giovanni Grancino

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This article is about the most prominent member of the family of luthiers Grancino (de). Other members included Andrea Grancino, Francesco Grancino, Gianbattista Grancino (or Giovanni Battista Grancino) and Paolo Grancino. Their instruments were played by Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Siegfried Palm (cello) and Adrian Beers (double bass), among others. Giovanni Grancino (1637–1709), son of Andrea Grancino, was one of the early Milanese luthiers, and may have worked with his brother, Francesco. Grancino's workshops were all located on Contrada Larga, now Via Larga in Milan. His instruments bear the characteristic segno della corona (mark of the crown). Although the luthiers of Milan created inst...

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Giovanni Grancino, Milan, 1695 | Reuning & Son Violins
Giovanni Grancino was the foremost maker of the Milanese school. His work was fundamentally Cremonese in its construction methods, though his instruments were a personal and somewhat bolder interpretation of the Amati school.
Author: admin  (12 Feb 2015)
CIS: musica concertistica per violino e organo ...
Sono intervenuti i maestri Renato Riccardo Bonaccini che ha suonato il violino di Giovanni Grancino (1733) e Eugenio Picozza che ha suonato l'organo a canne della chiesa, collocato sulle due cantorie ai lati della cupola, formato da due ...
Author: Il Metropolitano  (4 Dec 2014)

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