Ming-Jiang Zhu is a highly acclaimed maker and has won numerous awards at international competitions, including two gold medals for violin at the prestigious Violin Society of America. Violas from his workshop are crafted by highly trained makers overseen by Mr. Zhu and Mr. Shao Chen. They offer beautiful woods and craftsmanship, easy playability, and superior tone.
Made with European tonewoods, the 909 model is exceptional for its beautiful tone, excellent depth, and tonal complexity. Top of European spruce with fine to medium grain. Two piece European maple back, nicely flamed. Ribs and scroll similar to back. Finished in an attractive antiqued oil varnish of a red-brown on a yellow ground.
Includes a Coda Diamond NX bow and the Regency Maestro Case, described below.
Easily adjusts for sizes 15" to 17".
Exterior: Rectangular form. 32.5" x 12" x 6". 8 lbs. Black cordura over wood. Fastens with zipper and lockable latch. Opens to 90°. Large music pocket with zipper. Side handle; subway strap. D-rings for shoulder and backpack straps (two padded straps included). Stitched piping.
Interior: Tan faux suede; faux suede (with choice of color) over padding around instrument. Velcro strap at neck. Twin small accessory compartments at neck; shoulder rest compartment at scroll. Holds four bows with bow spinners. Matching faux suede and nylon blanket. String tube. Hygrometer.
Traditionally hand crafted in world famous Paracho, Mich. MX
Senor Ramiro Castillo has been one of the foremost makers of Parachan Mariachi instruments for decades.
Each guitar is hand crafted by the maker from select hard woods indigenous to the area. Two piece, bookmatched spruce top. Two piece bookmatched Palo Escrito back, with Granadillo inlay, ribs similar. Granadillo bridge, bone saddle, granadillo fretboard, gold or silver colored machine heads. Head stock nicely bookmatched with Granadillo inlay. Shop set-up with LaBella 900 Golden Superior strings.
Each instrument is a unique piece and may not be identical to the instrument pictured. These instruments produce a big volume and bright sound well suited to "strummed chord" style playing. Limited quantity available.
Yamaha "A" Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar (Rosewood)
Available in standard dreadnought or the slimmer Concert dreadnought cutaway. Solid sitka spruce top. Rosewood back and side. Mahogany neck. Rosewood fingerboard. Rosewood fingerboard binding. Mahogany body binding. Ebony bridge. Built-in SRT System66 Preamp and SRT saddle/piezo pickup. Hardshell case included.
Henri Delille Workshop Strad "Le Brun" Copy Violin
Henri Delille Stradivari Le Brun Violin
copy of Stradivari's 1712 Le Brun violin from the workshop of Henri
Delille. The original was owned by Niccolò Paganini and this copy
exhibits the clear, bright tone of that instrument.
of fine to medium grain. Two-piece maple back with strong flaming.
Ribs and scroll similar to back. Finished in an oil varnish of light
red-brown on a golden ground. Ebony fingerboard, pegs, tailpiece, and
endbutton. Fine-tuner on E string. Guarneri-style, ebony chinrest.
Handmade in China; set-up by Southwest Strings.
1/4 Etude cello. Fiberglass bow and nylon soft bag. The back of this cello has a 6" x 8" section near the inner bout, with horizontal dents in the wood. There is also a 5" repaired rib crack on bottom rib.