Viola Model Stradivari Archinto 1696 – Production 2021

“This viola is inspired by the Archinto 1696 viola by Antonio Stradivari Violin maker (c. 1644 – 1737) universally the most appreciated and known luthier.

The original instrument that inspired this model is owned by the Royal Academy of Music, London.

Case length 41.5 which allows a balanced balance between the depth of the serious strings and the high register. Add photos of the tool under construction In the video below you can listen to this viola quartet with two violins and a cello made by me.”

Viola Model Stradivari Archinto 1696

Production 2021

Orange warm oil paint

Lenght of the body: 41,5 cm

Diapason instrument:  375mm

Max top width: 18 cm

Min width at cc bouts: 12,5 cm

Max lower width: 23,8cm

Top: Val di Fiemme spruce, quarter sawn, two jointed parts. Regular grain

Back: Flamed Balkanian maple, quarter sawn, two jointed parts, narrow grain, medium and regular marbling

Head and ribs: Balkanian curly maple