Based on the famous Guarneri del Ges¹ violin owned by Henri Vieuxtemps, the Maple Leaf Strings™ Vieuxtemps viola captures many of the visual and aural attributes of the original masterpiece. Vieuxtemps was a 19th century Belgian composer and violinist who was renowned for his virtuosity and his composing.The lore of the legendary violin this instru... Click To Read More About This Product
Based on the famous Guarneri del Ges¹ violin owned by Henri Vieuxtemps, the Maple Leaf Strings™ Vieuxtemps viola captures many of the visual and aural attributes of the original masterpiece. Vieuxtemps was a 19th century Belgian composer and violinist who was renowned for his virtuosity and his composing.
The lore of the legendary violin this instrument is designed after merits further research. In fact, upon Vieuxtemps death, the Guarneri del Gesu (literally 'of Jesus') violin was carried on a pillow behind the hears that bore his body. This is the kind of tradition and near reverence the designers of the Vieuxtemps Craftsman faced when rendering this fine instrument. It is of course not the one of a kind treasure that the original is, but it could be your treasure, and the instrument that takes you into and through your secondary studies on the viola.
Ebony fittings, tailpiece and chin rest
Four fine tuners
Top: Seasoned Spruce
Back & Sides: Highly Flamed Maple
Neck: Well seasoned curly maple
Tailpiece: Otto Composite with four fine tuners
Chin Rest: Guarneri style ebony chin rest
Bridge: High quality Maple Leaf Strings maple bridge
Purfling: Hand inlaid ebony
Strings: D™Addario Helicore
Finish: Hand applied Spirit Varnish
Bow: N/A Instrument only
Case: Complimentary protective Foam case
Sizes: Violin 4/4; Viola: 15-16.5
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