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Scrollavezza & Zanre Violin 'Mantegna', Parma 2013

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An expressive artist seeking a big, powerful violin, will not be disappointed with this superb instrument from the notable collaborative duo, Scrollavezza & Zanre. Huge projection will fill a large concert hall. Rich, voluptuous tone, with multiple layers of tonal colors, yet perfectly balanced between brilliant and dark. Two piece maple back of well defined medium grain, descending from the center joint. Medium grained spruce top. Varnish of deep red brown over a golden ground, applied in the modern fashion.

Scrollavezza & Zanre Master and Atelier violins and violas are conceived and made with the object of qualitative excellence from an acoustic and artistic viewpoint. Made according to traditional methods, handed down by Italian classical violin-making, considerable detail is given to all aspects of production, including set-up, which is given maximum attention in order to ensure each instrument reaches its full potential.

Price: $15,000

Size: 4/4

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Country of Origin

Italian Violin Making

Cremona: The Birthplace of Today's Violins

The origins of the violin were likely rooted in India or the Far East. In fact, musical instruments that are played with a bow appear in centuries-old paintings and pottery from many different civilizations. But there is no doubt that the violin we recognize today originated in mid-1500 Cremona, Italy, more specifically from the hand of Andrea Amati.

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