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Stephen BontaFrom Violone to Violoncello: A Question of Strings?, in "Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society", III (1977), pp.64-99

Patrizio BarbieriGiordano Riccati on the Diameters of Strings and Pipes, in "The Galpin Society Journal", XXXVIII (1985), pp.20-34

Ephraim SegermanStrings through the Ages, in "The Strad", part. 1, January 1988, pp.20-34; part 2, Highly strung, March 1988, pp.195-201; part 3Deep tensions, April 1988, pp.295-299

Patrizio BarbieriCembalaro, organaro, chitarraro e frabbricatore di corde armonichenella "Polyanthea technica" di Pinaroli (1718-32), in "Recercare", I (1989), pp.123-205

Daniel LarsonThe Inside Story of Gut Strings, in "British Violin Makers' Association Newsletter", XI (1998), pp.9-17

Mimmo PeruffoThe Mystery of Gut Bass Strings in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Role of Loaded-weightened Gut, in "Recercare", V (1993), pp.115-151

George StoppaniGut, in "Early Music Today", VII/3 (1999), pp.6-7

Oliver WebberReal Gut Strings: Some New Experiments in Historical Stringing, in "The Consort", LV (Summer 1999), pp.3-29

Mimmo PeruffoLe corde per chitarra tra il Settecento e l'avvento del nylon. Tipologie, tecniche manifatturiere e criteri di scelta, in "Il Fronimo", CXVII (Gennaio 2002), CXVIII (Aprile 2002), CXIX (Luglio 2002), CXX (Ottobre 2002)

Patrizio BarbieriRoman and Neapolitan Gut Strings. 1550-1950, in "The Galpin Society Journal", LIX (2006), pp.147-181

Patrizio Barbieri,  The Roman Gut String-makers 1550-1950, in "Studi musicali", XXXV-1 (2006), pp.3-127

Renato MeucciStrumentaio, Venezia 2008

Oliver WebberRethinking Gut Strings: a Guide for Players of Baroque Instruments, King's Music 2006

Daniela GaidanoSplendore e decadenza dell'arte cordaia in Italia, ed.Lulu 2011

Kai Köpp-Jane Achtman-Johannes GebauerSaitenherstellung in Markneukirchen und im Vogtland, Meisterleistungen deutscher Instrumentenbaukunst, Band 8, Bern 2019

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