Violin

 


Raymond's Strad violin is copied from the outline of the celebrated 1716 Salabue Stradivari also know as the Messiah. This model, made on the P form, is one of the finest examples of Stradivari's golden period.
Measurement: body length 355mm (14")
This violin model produces a powerful and focused sound of 'sweetness and grandeur'.

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Raymond's Guarneri model violin is influenced by the Lord Wilton 1742. This example is from the middle period of Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu's work when he maintained great consistency and a high level of craftsmanship.
Measurement: body length 352 mm
The expressive power of Guarneri violins is a result of several characteristics from the design and positioning of the C bouts and f holes to the thicker graduations. Many violinists feel that there is a typical del Gesu sound with exceptional qualities and ease of playability.