Gennaro (Januario) Gagliano

Photo: Hieronymus Köstler, Paul Barter, Järnåkerfoundation

Gennaro (Januario) Gagliano

Instrument: violin

Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitarswith a bow

Violin maker: Gennaro (Januario) Gagliano

Date: 1748

Town: Naples

Country: Italy

Owner: Järnåker Foundation, Stockholm

Description: back of two-piece maple, sides and scroll of maple, front of two-piece spruce

Inscriptions: printed label reading: Januarius Gagliano Filius / Alexandri Fecit Neap. 17(48)

Measurements: body length 352 mm 

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Violinists: Gunilla Elisabet „Nilla” Pierrou, Sweden (First Prize at the 1969 Nordic Competition for Strings in Aarhus, Denmark)Anna A. Wódka (Fifth Prize at the 1977 Internationa H. Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań)

Anna A. Wódka, 1977; N. Paganini, Caprice No. 5, Op. 1, Anthology © Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society of Poznań

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