Location: Naples, Italy
Dates: B. 1791, d. 1857
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Author: John Dilworth
GAGLIANO, Raffaele Born 1791, died 1857 Naples Italy. Son of Giovanni Gagliano, above. Work rather poor in quality; crudely cut scroll, plain materials and diminished pattern with flat edges. Nondescript thin brown varnish, but good low arching. Differed from the rest of his family in frequently using slab-cut maple for the backs. Raffaele ed Antonio Gagliano / Quondam Giovanni / Neapoli 1857 Raffaele, ed Antonio Gagliano / Fabricanti e Negozianti / Di Violini, Viole, Violoncelli, Controbassi, / e Corde armoniche / Strada Sedile di S. Giuseppe n.17 primo piano
In the third of a series exploring masterpieces of the string concerto repertoire, Julian Haylock looks into the respectful collaboration behind what is perhaps music’s most balanced, symphonic concerto One of Brahms’s most radiantly inspired scores, the Violin Concerto is the musical culmination of his long-term friendship with violin virtuoso and gifted composer Joseph Joachim (1831-1907)....
Author: Cecie Stainer
Sons of Giovanni, grandsons of Nicola. The dates of births are unknown ; Raffaele d. Dec. 9, 1857, and Antonio June 27, 1860. They worked together in Naples, but their instruments are inferior. After a few years they confined themselves to manufacturing strings, their factory becoming one of the best in Italy.
Author: Willibald Leo Lütgendorff
Sohn,von Giovanni. Arbeitete meist mit seinem Bruder Antonio zusammen, brauner Lack, gewöhnliche Arbeit.
Author: George Hart
Th[is] makers bring the family down to a very recent date as residents in Naples. The merit belonging to them is of the slightest kind. Some of our English provincial makers have shown themselves superior.