Viola

Thomas URQUHART

Year: 1650–1700

An early English instrument. Very few historical violas have been preserved. The instrument is of average size with a nice, soft, even sound and full-bodied timbre.

The viola has been certified by Hieronymus Köstler (Stuttgart).

User:

Johanna Vahermägi

Lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Other instruments:

Giovanni Paolo MAGGINI

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Year: 1610

Enrico CATENAR

Violin
Year: 1670

Nicola & Giuseppe (Joseph) GAGLIANO

Violin
Year: 1723

Giuseppe (Joseph) GAGLIANO and his brother Antonio’s joint work

Violin
Year: 1775–1780

Auguste Sébastien BERNARDEL (Père)

Violin
Year: 1830-1840

Francois Fourrier NICOLAS

Cello
Year: 1798

Celeste FAROTTI

Cello
Year: 1904

Auguste Sébastien BERNARDEL (Père)

Cello
Year: 1842

Joseph-Arthur VIGNERON (Père)

Violin's bow
Year: 1890

Claude THOMASSIN

Cello bow
Year: 1890

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Eri Klas
1939-2016