Gaspar Borchardt Violin 2016 Cremona Italy
This violin was made by Gaspar Borchardt in 2016. Borchardt was born in Germany in 1961 and is currently still active in Cremona, Italy. Borchardt moved to Cremona in 1984 where he studied & graduated from the International Violin Making School. This instrument comes with a certificate of authenticity & photos from the maker.,,
The violin is labelled ‘Gaspar Borchardt, fece in Cremona, in Piazza Duomo – Anno 2016.’ The body measures 355mm along the back, 170mm across the upper bouts and 207mm across the lower bouts. The back is maple in one piece, moderately flamed, with a low curl. The ribs & scroll have been selected to match the back. The top is spruce with a straight grain and an uneven growth. The violin has been antiqued with a good cover of golden brown varnish & boxwood fittings. It is in excellent condition with no damage or marks.,,
This violin is overall very bright in sound & is ideal for tertiary level study & the advancing soloist. This instrument boasts a fast and strong response with loud projection. It has good balance across the high & low registers and a very resonant tone. The violin has ‘Evah Pirazzi Gold’ on the G, D & A strings and an ‘Oliv’ E String. These strings are overall very warm in sound & so help to balance the overall brightness of this instrument & enhance the complexity of its sound.,,
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