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About Corilon violins

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.


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Returns and refund policy

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  • 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
    • Lothar Seifert, German master violin bow, silver
    • English master violin no. 50 by George Hudson
    • Old Czech violin full of character, made in the Italian style, c.1900
    • Christoph Götting, contemporary elite master violin
    • NEW SOUND SAMPLE: Contemporary Italian violin, Gianni Norcia, Bologna
    • NEW SOUND SAMPLE: Contemporary Italian master violin, Virgilio Cremonini, 2012
    • 3/4 - German student violin, Saxony, 1950ies
    • Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
    • Nicolò Gagliano, 1762: Fine Neapolitanian violin (certificate J. & A. Beare)
    • Old French violin, J.T.L. - Jerome Thibouville-Lamy
    • Markneukirchen violin by Meinel & Herold, "Künstler-Violine Nr. 20", Guarnerius model
    • Interesting modern violin by Beare & Son, Beijing 1995
    • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow
    • Charles Louis Bazin: fine and powerful French cello bow (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
    • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1760 (certificate Etienne Vatelot)
    • Eugène Nicolas Sartory, Fine French violin bow (certificate J.F. Raffin)
    • Fine French violin bow, for Paul Serdet
    • Fine violin of the Thir circle / school, approx. 1750 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Fine Czech master violin after Guarneri, Schönbach, 1920
    • H. Emile Blondelet, old French violin, No. 235
    • Violin by Karl Höfner, Bubenreuth, 1960's
    • Magnificent French violin, François Caussin, Neufchateau approx. 1850 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • 3/4 - Fine French 3/4 violin, approx. 1910
    • Eckart Richter, fine contemporary master violin from Markneukirchen, 1995