Baroque violins

after Nicola Amati 1649

Amati violins are nowadays often considered not loud enough for modern concert hall purposes, but the tone is especially fine and sweet for baroque music performances.


String length: 328 mm
Corpus length: 351.5 mm
Corpus width: Up 163.5 mm / Mid 110.5 mm / Low 202.25 mm


after Jacobus Stainer 1679

Stainer violins used to be as highly or even higher evaluated as the violins by Ceremonies luthiers. However it doesn't necessarily play so well as a modern violin. The high arching of Stainer gives a lot of overtones and such it is ideal for baroque music.


String length: 325 mm
Corpus length: 351.5 mm
Corpus width: Up 162 mm / Mid 112.5 mm / Low 200 mm


after Antonius Stradivarius 1715

This maker doesn't need an introduction. This is the archetype of a violin. The tone is strong and silvery.


String length: 328 mm
Corpus length: 356 mm
Corpus width: Up 168 mm / Mid 110 mm / Low 208 mm


after Guarnerius "del Gesù" 1742

Guarnerius was looking for the future of violin playing and his instruments are considered often the best for modern purposes. It plays well also as a baroque instrument, if you are looking for a strong tone and especially rich sound of the g string.


String length: 328 mm
Corpus length: 354 mm
Corpus width: Up 168 mm / Mid 112.5 mm / Low 207 mm


Violino Piccolo after Nicola Amati 1649

This model is scaled down from the full size Amati. It could be used in a third higher tuning, the top string would be then g.

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String length: 295 mm
Corpus length: 320 mm
Corpus width: Up 148.8 mm / Mid 100.5 mm / Low 184 mm