Contemporary Italian viola, Guido Trotta, Cremona 1993

This modern Italian viola made by Guido Trotta in 1993 is a very well-preserved contemporary Cremonese instrument with a self-confident character that is perfectly Italian, as can be seen by the large, distinctive scroll and the wonderful oil varnish. With its outstanding clear and radiant sound, the Italian Guido Trotta viola pays full honours to its provenance, which appears to include some distinctive craftsmanship. Its top is made of premium medium-grained spruce, has a well-crafted table; the body measures 40.3 cm. The extent of the flaming on the two piece maple back varies across the wood and is charmingly structured. The bright, clear, powerful...

This modern Italian viola made by Guido Trotta in 1993 is a very well-preserved contemporary Cremonese instrument with a self-confident character that is perfectly Italian, as can be seen by the large, distinctive scroll and the wonderful oil varnish. With its outstanding clear and radiant sound, the Italian Guido Trotta viola pays full honours to its provenance, which appears to include some distinctive craftsmanship. Its top is made of premium medium-grained spruce, has a well-crafted table; the body measures 40.3 cm. The extent of the flaming on the two piece maple back varies across the wood and is charmingly structured. The bright, clear, powerful yet warm sound of this full-blooded Italian viola will satisfy high standards, and its well-balanced openness opens up many musical dimensions.

Italian viola by Guido Trotta, Cremona, 1993
Contemporary Italian viola, Guido Trotta, Cremona 1993
Contemporary Italian viola, Guido Trotta, Cremona 1993
Contemporary Italian viola, Guido Trotta, Cremona 1993
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