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#6866 Vecchio Revolutionary 5-Strings Violin / Viola. With Viola Rib height.


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    • 100% Refunds for non-receipts or damages
    • 60 Day Returns
    • Level: Beginner > Advanced > Concerto > Master > 
    • Workshop: Vecchio

    About this Model

    This is a design of the next generation of violins with more than 4 strings. I am very happy and encouraged by many of my customers who have contributed to make this design possible. I have combined all the ideas and tested them on a few models at the workshop with my Vecchio maker. This is a 5 strings violin. But the unique design of this violin is that it has the body of a small viola with the length scaled down to 355mm. That is small enough for a warm hi E string that will remain pleasant to our ears. We increased the archings, and combined with the wider viola ribs and adjustments in the bass bar, a clear low C string is also made possible. We've increased the fingerboard slightly to accomodate the 5 strings. And we are very happy with the outcome of the tone achieved by this violin. We've already built this for 2 of our orchestral customers, who have been very happy with them so far. And we are happy yo bring this unique violin to players looking for good flexibility. We see this as a major breakthrough in our design in model violins. Oil varnished, Matching maple, sides, neck and scroll make this a beautiful masterpiece.

    • Level : Beginner > Advanced > Concerto+ Master > 
    • Strong, Warm Tone.
    • 100% Handmade, 100% hand oil varnished
    • Selected Seasoned Spruce Top, naturally air dried (over 50 years)
    • Selected Seasoned Flamed Maple Back, Ribs & Scroll, naturally air dried (over 12 years)
    • Ebony Fingerboard
    • Hard-carved pegs, tailpiece and chinrest
    • Genuine Inlaid Purfling

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