"My musical and cultural interests and the collaboration with friends who are musicians have lead me at firs to manufacture Celtic harps, afterwards to be interested and gradually to develop a passion for ancient instruments, in particular harpsichords and spinets. Thus I have started my activity as an harpsichords maker, supported by study, professional education and an intense cultural and technical research, pursued also as a self-taught person, among the collections of ancient musical instruments of European museums. In 1991 I used my expertise as professor of restoration of ancient keyboard instruments in the classes for training specialists of restoration at the Piano Academy of Imola. The teaching experience was enriching and rewarding from both the professional and the human points of view but I gave up additional assignments to devote all my time to manufacturing and research..
From 1988 to 1994 my instruments were sold by “Il Laboratorio Musica ed Antichi Strumenti” of Milan, an organization that in those years was active in the music field (exhibitions of ancient musical instruments, restoration, classes, concerts…).
From 1995 I have looked after the sales personally and with satisfaction. This allow me to have a direct relationship with my clients, so as to comply with their specific requests and to give them a continual attention aimed at their particular technical needs.
Along the years I have verified, with professional proud, that my clients recognized the patient and skillful care of the working process, the worthiness reached through experience and scrupulous work, the very good quality-price ratio.
In this way collaborations that are going on since years were born and often they have became friendships founded on reciprocal esteem and the direct and clear understanding that is established between people that work with passion and dedication.
Some of my instruments have been played for CD recordings. Especially Master Marco Vincenzi has recorded the “Opera Omnia” of Bernardo Storace with an Italian instrument of mine, copy or “Grimaldi 1697”. ... " Visit website for more information. (ed.)
Category: Builders/Restorers/Suppliers / Keyboard Instruments
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