Search:
corilon violins
pId1
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame - table
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame - table
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame - back
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame - back
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame - side
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame - side
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame  - scroll
Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame  - scroll
Inventory No.: 3874
Provenance: Venice
Maker: Nicola Vendrame
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: 2004

Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame, Venice

This indeed beautiful Italian violin is a contemporary piece by Nicola Vendrame, a highly interesting luthier from Venice whose works belong to the Milanese school. After acquiring initial experience at the workshop of Franco Simeoni in Treviso, he completed his vocational training under Luca Primon at the famous Civica Scuola di Liuteria di Milano. Master classes with Carlos Arcieri (a student of the Wurlitzer employee S. F. Sacconi), Samuel Zygmuntovicz, Guy Rabut and Bruce Carlson helped Nicola Vendrame mature into a multi-facetted luthier and restorer; musicians from top-tier Italian orchestras and professors of influential schools such as the Salzburg Mozarteum entrust him with their instruments. His obligations in the field of restoration and repair and his own research projects leave Nicole Vendrame very little time to craft new instruments, which means that this violin may certainly be regarded as a modern rarity. Its cosmopolitan elegance and inimitable and distinctive air are a noteworthy tribute to his finely honed aesthetic sense. The small and delicately crafted scroll encapsulates the subdued and sophisticated style, one in which even the rich orange coat of oil varnish seems slightly opulent as it accentuates the broad flames of the two-piece maple back and the evenly-grained top of premium spruce. The bright and open sound of this outstanding violin is full of timbre and gives demanding musicians ways to play nuanced and contemporary interpretations. After having thoroughly set up and adjusted the violin at our atelier for restoration, we offer it ready to play and in top condition. The original bridge made by Nicola Vendrame, which we have replaced, is included as a testimony to this promising new chapter in Venetian violin making.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Strong, active violin bow, by Karl Heinz Richter, Silver
  • Roger François Lotte, fine French violin bow
  • French violin bow, Mirecourt, probably J.T.L., approx. 1920
  • Very fine French viola bow by Pierre Testa, Paris (contemporary)
  • Fine antique Mittenwald Neuner & Hornsteiner violin, approx. 1860
  • Powerful German violin bow, Richard Geipel
  • Fine Italian viola by Marcello Martinenghi, 1949 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • Modern handmade Markneukirchen violin, by E. Wenzel 1992
  • Jacques Camurat, 1958: A French Paris master violin
  • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow
  • French master violin No. 34 by Paul Hilaire, 1950
  • From the estate of Prof. Günter Szkokan: Fine viola by Ferdinand Kugler, Vienna, 1973
  • Old Bohemian / Czech violin, approx. 1930
  • Fine French violin, Andre Coinus, Mirecourt 1927
  • Antique Mittenwald violin, c.1910, inventory of Eugen Gärtner Stuttgart
  • Luigi Lanaro, Padova, modern Italian violin, 1975 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • Jean-Joseph Honoré Derazey: French master violin (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Contemporary Italian master violin, Virgilio Cremonini, 2012
  • Italian violin, Francesco Cossu, 1979
  • Older Italian violin with a golden sound, 1970's
  • Giuseppe Lucci, fine Italian viola, Rome 1967 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • Modern Italian violin, Piero Virdis, Pattada 2002 (certificate Piero Virdis)
  • 3/4 - German 3/4 master violin, A. Fritsch, 1950
  • Decorated, antique 1850's German Klingenthal violin