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Provenance: Helsingborg
Maker: Yngve Åkesson
Length of back: 41.2 cm
Year: 1983
Tone: Light, large
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Yngve Akesson, Sweden, Viola No. 36

This nordic viola is a unique, large instrument, that was built in 1983 by the Swedish violin maker Yngve Åkesson, Helsingborg. Its unconventional shape lends the instrument eye-catching individuality as it is rare to find. Even if some might find it a little bold, the viola is not heavier than other instruments of its size - and features a surprisingly beautiful, light and well-balanced sound. We offer this highly interesting instrument with an original, hand-written and numbered label, in undamaged condition, looked over and made ready to play by our luthier.

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