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Niccolo Paganini's famous "Il Cannone" Guarneri
del Gesu 1743, housed in the Palazzo Doria Tursi,
Genova, Italy. The violin is kept on display and
almost never loaned out.

Julia Fischer

Primary instruments

Guadagnini 1742

Hilary Hahn

Primary instruments

Vuillaume 1864

Anne-Sophie Mutter

Primary instruments

Stradivarius 1710 "Lord Dunn-Raven"
Stradivarius 1703 "Emiliani"
Regazzi 2005 "Mutter"

Itzhak Perlman

Primary instruments

Stradivarius 1714 "General Kyd"
Stradivarius 1714 "Soil"
Guarnerius del Gesu 1743 "Sauret"

You know, I think there should be some sort of law
against a person owning two Strads and a Guarneri. It
just doesn't seem fair somehow, you know? :p

If I had my choice, I would take Hahn's Vuillaume.
I just kind of have a thing for French violins.