What instrument is everyone playing?
Posted 22 October 2002 - 08:29 PM
Posted 22 October 2002 - 09:17 PM
--bow---a Jian Lee modified Jack English bow..
Posted 22 October 2002 - 09:58 PM
Posted 22 October 2002 - 10:07 PM
Posted 22 October 2002 - 10:30 PM
Early 1900s Czech - George Klotz Copy violin
Mid 1900s JG CO. violin
The Artist and the JG are going on the block after christmas. I'm thinking of a Scott Cao 800 as a stepping stone on the way to a David Palm.
The Czech is a real sleeper. Not particularly well made, not very good looking, and sings like an angel. I'm going to do a little more set up work and hang onto it for a beater. It's a great yard party and camp fiddle. If I had any common sense I'd put some money into it and skip the Cao.
Posted 22 October 2002 - 10:48 PM
It's my baby, and great John Julias Priest that thing has power!
Posted 22 October 2002 - 11:18 PM
the pate is now sitting on the couch in the computer room collecting dust...i really really need to sell it...me needs a new bow.
anyhow...i found "THE" instrument. I've had it almost a year now...crazy. its made by Lawrence Furse of Salt Lake City, Utah. he was suggested to me by Bein&Fushi oddly enough. i love it...it keeps getting better. currently using a Coda Classic; currently wanting something better.
Posted 22 October 2002 - 11:22 PM
Posted 23 October 2002 - 12:22 AM
Rest in peace, Ray.
Posted 23 October 2002 - 10:47 AM
When we sold our house and made a lot in equity I informed my husband that I was taking some of the money for a violin. Our local luthier had a beautiful William Chadwick instrument that I purchased. The only other owner was a little old lady who played it as a teenager and adult. When she passed away her family sold it to the luthier and then he sold it to me. It was made in 1909 and is a beautiful honey/wheat color with bold/dramatic flaming on back. It has a very bright singing tone.
I had trouble finding info on Chadwick violins of London until I searched old posts in this forum.
Belated thanks for those posts that gave me some information on my lovely violin.
Posted 23 October 2002 - 11:49 AM
Posted 23 October 2002 - 12:46 PM
Posted 23 October 2002 - 01:12 PM
and some 1996 Gibson Highland pipes.
I guess that I like those "cut through the din" kind of instruments!
Posted 23 October 2002 - 03:25 PM
Posted 23 October 2002 - 04:17 PM
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