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Corilon violin shop


About Corilon violins, Munich


Corilon violins is an expression of the enthusiasm we feel about old stringed instruments. Since we have established our business, we have been sharing this enthusiasm with collectors and musicians around the world. At our atelier for violin making and restoration in Munich, our specialists competently and lovingly restore old violins, violas, cellos and violin bows, each of which was carefully selected and is full of character.

The distinctive historic profile of every one of our stringed instruments is given the respect it deserves in informative descriptions, high-resolution photographs and compelling audio clips. Our high quality standards have made Corilon violins one of the leading names in the world of historic stringed instruments – a solid reputation which we aspire to surpass every day.

To be included in our online catalogue, an instrument must have one feature above all: high musical quality, which we also prioritise in selecting our rarities and extraordinary pieces by renowned master luthiers. As a result, professional musicians, demanding amateurs and talented students alike can all find a broad palette of outstanding instruments to choose from in the Corilon catalogue. They can be sure of finding exactly what they need to achieve the sound they desire and make the most of their technique.

Every stringed instrument we sell is in excellent condition and immediately ready to play, and as part of our return policy, you can spend 30 days thoroughly becoming acquainted with it. When you purchase an instrument at Corilon violins, our team of experienced violin makers, restorers and music specialists guarantees top standards of reliability with premium service and personal consultation.

We are members of the British Violin Making Association (BVMA) and the Violin Society of America (VSA). We also we also work in close cooperation with highly respected experts in Cremona, Mittenwald, Munich, Paris and Stuttgart.


Related information:

Returns and refund policy

Trade guarantee

Shipping costs

Consignment sales



  • Online catalogue

  • Violin shop services

  • Bow rehair

  • Certificates and appraisals

  • Instrument lease


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    Corilon violins • Lilienstrasse 2 • D-81669 München • Germany
    Phone: +49 (0)89-444 19 619 • Fax: +49 (0)89-444 19 620
    mail@corilon.comwww.corilon.com


    New arrivals in our catalogue
    • Mario Gadda, Italian violin suitable for soloists, 1995 - warm, radiant tone
    • Franco Abanelli, Italian violin - Bologna, 1997
    • Cremonese master violin, Piergiuseppe Esposti, 1998 (certificate Piergiuseppe Esposti)
    • Outstanding Czech Violin by Mathias Heinicke, student of Eugeni Degani in Venice, 1911
    • From the estate of Prof. Günter Szkokan: Fine viola by Ferdinand Kugler, Vienna, 1973
    • From the estate of Prof. Günter Szkokan: Edwin Lothar Herrmann, silver mounted German viola bow
    • Lothar Seifert, strong silver mounted viola bow, c.1980
    • Lightweight violin bow by Otto Dürrschmidt, silver mounted
    • F. C. Pfretzschner, powerful, active violin bow - silver
    • German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen
    • Recommendable Italian violin, 1970's, probably Giudici - warm, golden sound
    • Old German violin, c.1900, with a warm, large sound
    • Outstanding German violin, Saxony approx. 1910
    • Ernst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen, fine 1922 violin - Guarnerius model
    • Powerful Mittenwald violin from the Mittenwald violin-making school, 1960's
    • Mario Gadda, Italian violin after Stefano Scarampella
    • WORKED OVER/ NEW SOUND SAMPLE: 3/4 - violin, elegant French "Copie de Stradivari"
    • Fine Viennese master violin by Franz Angerer, 1898
    • Old French violin bow, J.T.L. "Sarasate maitre" model
    • Fine German violin bow, Knopf workshop, approx. 1890
    • Contemporary Italian violin, Gianni Norcia, Bologna
    • Modern Italian violin, Luigi Agostinelli, 1953
    • Contemporary French violin, Alain Moinier, Mirecourt, 1992, No. 57
    • Modern French soloist viola, Jacques Camurat, Paris 1958