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Cremona and the art of lutherie

Cremona, city of art and of music, homeland of illustrious musicians and composers,
such as Claudio Monteverdi and Amilcare Ponchielli, has always been considered the world capital of the violin. It is above all for the construction of stringed instruments and the great families of violin makers of the past, that the city deserves this title, also recognized by UNESCO as of December 2012, which decreed that traditional violin craftsmanship in Cremona deserved inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Continue