Non-invasive wood identification of historical musical bows

Fioravanti, Marco and Di Giulio, Giuseppina and Signorini, Giovanni and Rossi Rognoni, Gabriele and Sodini, Nicola and Tromba, Giuliana and Zanini, Franco (2016) Non-invasive wood identification of historical musical bows. IAWA Journal (International Association of Wood Anatomists), 38 (3). pp. 285-296. ISSN 0928-1541 (E-ISSN 2294-1932) (In Press)

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Abstract

The article describes methods and outcomes of the experimental application of X-ray microtomography towards the identification of the wood species of eight 18th-century bows from the historical collection of the Conservatorio L. Cherubini/Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence. The investigation was undertaken at the Syncrotron Electra in Trieste in collaboration with the University of Florence and led to more accurate non-destructive documentation of the materials of the bows towards a more accurate attribution, documentation and conservation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: bow, wood, x-ray, Conservatorio L. Cherubini/Galleria dell'Accademia , 18th Century, non-invasive, microtomography, wood species, Syncrotron Electra Trieste
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > Musical Instruments
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QK Botany
Division: Collections (Library & Museum)
Depositing User: Gabriele Rognoni
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2017 09:21
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2017 09:21
URI: http://researchonline.rcm.ac.uk/id/eprint/151

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