Viola based on Pietro Guarneri of Venice
This viola is free and open, responsive and powerful all across the strings, the sound getting a slight plaintive air on the higher strings, yet still with breadth and power. The size, at 15 ½” without a long neck makes it easy to play.
Length of back 394mm [15 1/2 “]
Neck length 139
Open string length 363
Body stop 220
Width, upper bouts 196
Width, c bouts 140
Width, lower bouts 235
Try on Approval
I offer instruments on approval for a period of two to three weeks. You’re welcome to collect an instrument from my workshop, or if I am attending an event near you, I am happy to arrange a meeting place, or bring it to you. Every instrument is covered by my insurance whilst on approval.
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