Search:
corilon violins

Search

Instrument finder

What kind of sound are you
looking for?
You can select one or more search fields and combine them however you like.

Instruments
Provenance
Year
Tone

Archive

More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making.


Italian violin by Aristide Cavalli, Cremona - top
Italian violin by Aristide Cavalli, Cremona - top
Italian violin by Aristide Cavalli, Cremona - top
Aristide Cavalli, Cremona
Aristide Cavalli, Cremona
Provenance: Cremona
Maker: Aristide Cavalli
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: 1923
Archive

Italian violin, Aristide Cavalli, Cremona

Carefully selected tonewoods used by the Cremonese violin maker Aristide Cavalli, head of the "Officina Claudio Monteverde" in Cremona, help to create the huge and bright sound of this mature Italian violin built in 1923. The top is made of regular medium grained spruce, the one-piece back of deeply flamed maple, with a richly applied soft oil varnish, shimmering in a transparent, dark bordeaux-red color. The purfling is quite characteristic for Cremonese violins and the highly accentuated edges contribute to the individual character of the violin, in combination with the distinctive shape of the soundholes and carving of the scroll. Some minor restoration to top and ribs have no effect whatsoever on the sound or the playing characteristics of this very well preserved Italian violin and are considered in the price. This powerful Italian violin is suitable for professional use, with excellent clear volume and liquid sound, textured and colorful. As is the case with all of our instruments, this fine Italian violin was also completely set up by our expert for restoration and is offered in fine condition, ready to play.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Interesting Master violin, probably from Prague, Johann Georg Hellmer replica
  • Antique c.1920 French 1/2 sized violin
  • Powerful Mittenwald violin, J. Sailer
  • Saxon violin after J. Stainer,  c.1920
  • Antique Czech/Bohemian violin, by Joseph Brandner Schönbach
  • Old German Violin. Stradivarius model by Hermann Dölling jr., ca. 1910
  • Attractive French violin by J.T.L. - Jerome Thibouville-Lamy
  • Interesting antique Czech master violin. Probably Prague, 1880's
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED: Fine 18th century violin, Franz Knitl, Freising, 1769
  • Old Italian violin, Stefano Caponetti (certificate Christian Lijsen)
  • Old Mittenwald violin, J. A. Baader, No. 4908
  • Fine French Georges Apparut violin, 1934
  • Georges Coné: French soloist violin no. 73. Lyon, 1937
  • Giuseppe Pedrazzini, fine Italian violin (certificate J. & A. Beare)
  • Premium violin by Meinel & Herold, Markneukirchen - violinist's recommendation!
  • Attractive old Czech violin after Ruggeri. Made approx. 1920
  • German violin by Meinel & Herold, Klingenthal, c.1940
  • Silver mounted Alfred Knoll viola bow
  • Fine antique French 3/4 sized violin, noble sound
  • German 3/4 violin. A fine small instrument
  • Fine Viennese cello, approx. 1800 - 1820
  • Luigi Galimberti, fine Italian violin, Milano 1925 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • H. Derazey workshop, large 19th century French violin
  • German silver mounted Markneukirchen violin bow, approx. 1940 - warm tone