The Incredible Sound Of An Original 350-Year-Old Stradivarius Guitar

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Legendary Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari is generally considered the most significant and greatest artisan in his field, constructing the world’s finest violins that today are sold for millions of dollars.

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The “Sabionari” is owned by a private collector, and could be considered to be solely a museum piece. However in the clip below we can hear in action, as Baroque concert guitarist Rolf Lislevand performs Santiago de Murcia’s “Tarantela” using the Stradivarius guitar.

Antonio Stradivari is generally considered the most significant and greatest artisan in his field, constructing the world’s finest violins that today are sold for millions of dollars.

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Antonio Stradivari made the “Sabionari” guitar in 1679, however at the beginning of the nineteenth century, it was augmented to follow the style of more modern instruments of that time.