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"Congratulations to The String House for filling the void that used to exist in finding quality hand-made violas in small sizes. Now one can progress to a larger size all the way to 16 1/2" as one grows, knowing that the quality of instrument will be maintained and the financial trade-in policy be in place. I greatly admire the tasteful craftsmanship in these violas; they provide an ideal voice for the development of each student's individual tone."

William Preucil, Sr
Professor of Music Emeritus
The University of Iowa




Fine Instruments  

The instruments that represent this segment of our inventory are of the very finest quality.

Knowing that each of these instruments will some day be in the hands of highly accomplished musicians, and certainly have a profound affect on their lives, is especially gratifying to us. We continually search for exceptional examples of the finest makers.

Our current collection is comprised of the following makers:

FINE INSTRUMENTS - 4/4 VIOLINS

Paolo de Barbieri 1930

Giuseppe Lucci 1959

Giuseppe Paganini 1892

N. Lambert c.1740

Paul Jombar 1900

Francois Chatelain 1780

Carlo Vettori 1981

Roger & Max Millant 1937

Giacomo & Leandro Bisiach 1972

Hornsteiner c.1800

Maurizio Tadioli 2000

N. Vuillaume "Stentor" c.1850

Ernesto DeAngelis 1991

Vittorio Villa 2013

J.B. Bredall 1920

Adolf Romer 1907

F&R Enders

 Jean Ouvrard 1745

Calvin Baker 1873

 Alcide Gavatelli 1911 

 

 


Luigi Auciello

Ch. J.B. Collin Mezin 1908

Eugen Meinel 1922

Geo. Nicolas Einsele 1915

Jacob Brillhart 2017

Ernst Heinrich Roth 1925

Joseph F. Ricker 1907

Otto Erdesz c.1970

Marco Nolli 2001

Richard Oppelt 1987

Anthony Wrona 1956

August Gemunder 1884

A. Schudtz 2000, 2001

Hermann Todt

Benjamin Burdette 1988

Collin Mezin Workshop c.1910

Anton Olson

Martin Nebel 1937

Karl Berger 1947

Antal Arzt 1966 (Keszitette)

Bert Goodwin 1913

Job Ardern

Michael Griffin 2014, 2017

FINE INSTRUMENTS - VIOLAS

Franco Albanelli 1973 16 1/2"

Sergy Goluboky 2007 16"

Richard Oppelt 1980 16 1/2"

Alfredo Primavera 1980 16 1/2"

D. Tsilimparis 2001 16 1/4"

Pierluigi Galetti 1972 16"

 

Anthony Wrona 1974 17"

Otto Erdesz c.1970 (cut out model) 16 1/2"

 D.S. Hoffman 2006 16 3/8"

Armando Piccagliani 1945 15 7/8"

 

FINE INSTRUMENTS - 3/4 CELLOS

Mittenwald c.1880
Hill School c.1890

Francis Borredon 1979

 

FINE INSTRUMENTS - 4/4 CELLOS

Aristide Cavalli 1923

Lockey Hill ( att. Jos. Panormo)

J.W. Owen 1915

Marco Gastaldi 2004

D.S. Hoffman 2015, 2017

Justin Boone 2017

French c.1910

 

 


 

"Fer. Gagliano 1760" copy

Hermann Todt 1922

Markneukirchen A Strad 1713

Giuseppe Martino c.1970

Markneukirchen c.1920 (2)

Marc LaBerte 1920

Heinrich Gill 2008, 2015

 

 




 

 

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