Steffen Nowak, Maker of fine Violins, Violas and Cellos in baroque and modern style
2010 Violin after Guarneri del Gesu 1737 (Joachim) SOLD
Another version of this classic mid period model by Guarneri del Gesu. The
slightly smaller dimensions of 352.5mm back length and slightly narrower
bouts make it a very comfortable violin to play, but with a full string
length of 330mm the sound leaves nothing to be desired.
A very easy response and brilliance in the top and a rich warm sound in the low and middle register will please now and also promises a lot for the future development.
The stunning and well aged tonewoods utilized here are East European maple and Italian spruce.
The high quality rosewood fittings are by Harald Lorenz, Germany.
The original violins by del Gesu are
much rarer then the ones by Stradivari - these two form the peak of the
classical Italian violinmakers art in Cremona.
So this new Violin tries to capture his fluid style as well as his control over the arching shape and all other elements in the construction. A fine and highly transparent oil varnish with just a hint of shading and wear rounds off this interpretation.
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