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5 String violin, "Vio-5" - £2,650

5 String, Vio-5 No. 4, completed summer 2014. Body length 355mm, acoustic variant, medium figure maple back, ribs and neck. Soundboard from Slovenia, excellent quality Alpine spruce. Finished in Pine resin oil over a casein ground, glaze coated a rich warm red/brown. Strung with Thomastik Dominants, excellent power, tone and response across all strings.
Supplied complete with hard Cellissimo case
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particular care given to ensuring as pure tone as is achievable after final assembly, this was made possible by being played extensively "in the white" before any varnish was applied, this was to determine if there was need to dismantle the body for further tonal adjustments. The final body Helmholtz frequency was 220Hz while the Body resonant frequency was 440Hz (A), both in perfect harmony. It must be played to be believed!