A saga of a magnificent violin, Antonietta, named after a beautiful woman who was the inspiration of Antonio Stradivari's later years. In a masterpiece of historical imagination, Hersey traces the instrument's progress and influence upon owners, musicians, and composers alike--giving us a marvelous celebration of the changing character and eternal art and power of music.

Antonietta 1993, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679741817

Trade paperback

Antonietta 1991, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679401940