Sweet melodies and limelight

Lute-makers and theatrical artisans

Italy and music: an intense link that continues in the name of excellence.

 

What of the great tradition of Cremona, known and admired around the world? Cremona is the birthplace of great string instruments. Here, the violins desired by the greatest musicians are created. They are jewels of acoustics and aesthetics, made in the many workshops that perpetuate the great tradition of the Amati, Stradivari and Guarneri del Gesù families.

These instruments have left their sign around the world, as the extraordinary triennial lute-making competition and, above all, the violin museum reveal. It is a unique destination that attracts experts and enthusiasts of all nationalities.

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Milan is also known for the great mastery of its instrument makers. Refined artisan technique and a profound musical culture are indispensable qualities that are needed to make and restore violins, violas, cellos, harpsichords and flutes for the joy of the most exacting musicians and collectors.

 

Artisan production of accordions and harmonicas is centred in Castelfidardo, in the Marche region. The traditionally popular instruments with their typical sound are famous around the world.

 

Naples is a city of pure musical spirit. The mandolin, for many a symbol of Italians, is played by unequalled experts here. Today, they represent the point of reference for all the concert musicians of the sector.

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The collective memory of the Abruzzo region cannot exist separately from its instruments, beginning with the bagpipes in its various forms (zampogna and cornamusa). Viterbo is a treasure trove for lovers of harpsichords and antique keyboard instruments.

 

Finally, guitars with a unique tone, created especially for musicians. Luthiers specialised in exceptional classical guitars are distributed from north to south, with some great masters in Piedmont and in the Molise region.

 

Birthplace of great artists, from the theatre to dance, Italy has many prestigious stages and many artisans with golden hands, truly masters of the needle and thread who make the marvellous stage costumes. With such exceptional materials, passion and fantasy, their creations seem to come to life directly from the world of fairy tales.

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Sorgentone e Mecatti
Via Il Prato, 53/a, Firenze, FI, Italia

Alberto Giordano
Piazza dei Garibaldi, 24, Genova, GE, Italia

Liuteria d’insieme
Via Vincenzo Foppa, 30, Milano, MI, Italia

Liuteria d’autore
Via Ricovero di Mendicita, 78, Altamura, BA, Italia

Paride Parrucche
Via San Prospero, 4, Milano, MI, Italia

Andrea Restelli
Via Carmagnola, 8, Milano, MI, Italia

Fabio Di Natale
Via Aristotile Fioravanti, 14, Milano, MI, Italia

Jacaranda
Via Corsico, 8, Milano, MI, Italia

Carlo Chiesa
Viale Certosa, 45, Milano, MI, Italia

Lorenzo Rossi
Via Fara, 10, Milano, MI, Italia

Paoletti Instruments
Via Grandi, 19, Montemurlo, PO, Italia

Filistrucchi – Parrucche e Trucco dal 1720
Via Giuseppe Verdi, 9, Firenze, FI, Italia

Gio Batta Morassi
Via Lanaioli, 3, Cremona, CR, Italia

Liuteria De Bonis
Via Giudecca, 9, Bisignano, CS, Italia

Liuteria Sabatini
Via Toscana, 37, Luco dei Marsi, AQ, Italia

Giustozzi Accordions
Via Giacomo Puccini, 2, Castelfidardo, AN, Italia

Andrea Di Maio
Strada Cassia Cimina, Km. 12,750, Canepina, VT, Italia

Nicolao Atelier
Cannaregio, 2590, Venezia, VE, Italia

Pietro Gargini
Via Ventura Vitoni, 23, Pistoia, PT, Italia

Francesco Bissolotti & Sons
Piazza San Paolo, 5, Cremona, CR, Italia

Liuteria Calace
Vico San Domenico Maggiore, 9, Napoli, NA, Italia

Camillo Perrella
Via dei Frentani, 16, Bojano, CB, Italia

UFIP – Unione Fabbricanti Italiani Piatti
Via Galileo Galilei, 20, Pistoia, PI, Italia

Aldo Illotta – liutaio
Via Panacea Cantone, 5, Borgosesia, VC, Italia

Pietro Cavalazzi
Via Alessandro Volta, 10, Milano, MI, Italia