Maple Leaf Strings Vieuxtemps Craftsman Collection Violin

  • Item # 1321270
  • Model # MLS450VN

Based on the famous Guarneri del Ges¹ violin owned by Henri Vieuxtemps, the Maple Leaf Strings™ Vieuxtemps violin captures many of the visual and aural attributes of the original masterpiece. Vieuxtem… Learn More

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A violin designed after one of the great masterpieces of violin making.

Based on the famous Guarneri del Ges¹ violin owned by Henri Vieuxtemps, the Maple Leaf Strings™ Vieuxtemps violin 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 delicacy.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 violin. Be part of a sacred tradition. Order today.

Features

  • Select woods
  • Ebony fittings, tailpiece and chin rest
  • Four fine tuners
  • Quality bridge
  • Protective case

Technical Specification

Maple Leaf Strings Vieuxtemps Craftsman Collection Violin

  • Top: Seasoned Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Highly Flamed Maple
  • Neck: Well seasoned curly maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Fittings: Ebony
  • 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: Violin: Maple Leaf Brand Perlon Strings
  • Finish: Hand applied Spirit Varnish
  • Bow: N/A Instrument only
  • Case: Complimentary protective Foam case
  • Sizes: Violin 4/4; Viola: 15-16.5