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Dutch violinmakers

Bert Boon
Matthieu Besseling
Peter Brandt
Lucienne van der Lans
Lambert Houniet
Gesina Liedmeier
Max Möller
Van der Knaap
Bart Straatemeier
Basil de Visser
Vogelsangs Vioolbouw
Eduard Wemelsfelder

Other Dutch instrument makers

Kees van Hemert, Bowmaker
Hans van Rossum, Organmaker

Dutch organisations

NVMM Dutch Association of Musical Instrument Makers   [brochure]
NGV Nederlandse Groep van Viool- en Strijkstokkenmakers
Vereniging van Orgelbouwers in Nederland
Vereniging voor Pianotechnici Nederland
NMF Stichting Nationaal Muziekinstrumenten Fonds   [brochure]

Other organisations

ISVB / EILA International Society of Violin and Bow Makers
European Association of Violin and Bow Makers
The British Violin Making Association
Groupement des Luthiers et Archetiers d'Art de France
Verband Deutscher Geigenbauer und Bogenmacher
Verband Österreichischer Geigenbauer
Viola da Gamba Sosiety of Great Britain
S.V.I.T. Swedish Violinmakers Italian Tradition
Associazione Liutaria Italiana
VSA Violin Society of America
GAL The Guild of American Luthiers Homepage
HFAA: Hardanger Fiddle Association of America


Tarisio Auctions, On-line auctions
Bonhams, London UK
Sotheby's, London UK
Christie's, London UK
Interencheres, Paris France
Bongartz, Köln, Germany
Butterfield & Butterfield, USA
Skinner, Boston USA


Violin acoustics
Catgut Acoustical Society
IRCAM; Institute of Research and Coordination in Musical Acoustics
Acoustical Society of America
Acoustical Societies
CIARM Interuniversitary Center of Acoustics and Musical Research
Russian bibliography on musical acoustics
Martin Schleske

Stringed Instruments Collections

CIMCIM: International Committee of Musical Instrument Museums
Haags Gemeente Museum, The Hague, The Netherlands
Musical Instrument Museum, Brussel, Belgium   [picture]
Museum Vleeshuis , Antwerpen, Belgium
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England
The Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, Oxford, England
Victoria and Albert Museum, London , England
The Horniman Museum, London , England
The Edinburgh University Collection
Cité de la Musique, Paris, France   [picture]
Musikinstrumenten Museum, Tiergartenstraße 1, 10785 Berlin , Germany
Musikinstrumenten-Museum, Markneukirchen, Germany    [picture]
Musikinstrumenten-Museum, Leipzig, Germany
Mittenwald Geigenbau-Museum, Bubenreuth, Germany
Bubenreuth Geigenbau-Museum matmuseum, Mittenwald, Germany
Musikmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC , USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
National Music Museum, University of South Dakota , Vermillion, USA
The Violin Gallery, Washington DC , USA


the Stradivari Society
MaestroNet, for instruments and sheets, marketplace for instruments
Netinstruments, musical instruments classifieds
LuthierNet, online string instrument and bow classifieds
Ciresa & Co, tonewood
Violin making, by H. Johannsson
Violindesign, by Robert Zuger
MIMF: Musicians and Instruments Makers Forum
Internet Cello Society
International Viola Society
Violin Making Schools World Wide, by David van Zandt
Violinmakersschool A. Stradivarius, Cremona
Musical Instrument Technology, London Guildhall University
The Violin Making School of America
American School of Lutherie
The Classical Music Web Ring
Jazz Strings
Information about the Violin
The Violin and its History
Baroque Music
Instrument Jokes
Music Resources on the Internet
Sibelius Academy