The Messiah Stradivarius Violin Replica, Limited Edition, Full Outfit

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Product Ref: 75623

  • Limited Edition Replica of the 1716 Messiah Stradivarius
  • Entirely Hand Crafted by Master Luthier Xue Ping Hue
  • Manufactured Using the Finest Quality Select Tone Woods
  • Includes Evah Pirazzi Strings and Negri Classic Case
  • Supplied with Certificate of Authenticity

The Messiah Stradivarius Violin Replica, Limited Edition, Full Outfit

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The Messiah Stradivari Violin of 1716 is hailed as one of the most famous and desirable instruments to leave Antonio Stradivari's workshop. This limited edition replica is one of only 10, and has been completely crafted by hand using only the highest quality materials. Xue Ping Hue, the craftsman, is widely regarded as one of the most established in the world. The two piece spruce top with flamed and figured maple back produces an engaging, expressive sound. This replica Messiah Stradivarius violin outfit has an intimate playing potential and accurate tonal characteristics to replicate the Messiah Stradivarius Violin in all its glory. Supplied with Evah Pirazzi strings, a Negri Classic case and Orchestra ** Pernambuco Bow with silver fittings, this outfit consists of everything required for the professional player or violin enthusiast.

Product Ref: 75623

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History of the Messiah Stradivarius Violin

As Antonio Stradivari's prized violin, the Messiah Violin laid completely untouched, never played, never sold until after his death. After making its way around Europe through the hands of nobility and the greatest violin traders, it was eventually bought by the Notable Hill brothers of W.E.Hill+Sons of England. The prestigious violin now rests in the Ashmolean Museum for all to appreciate.

Stunning Tonewoods

The use of maple and spruce is a tried and tested combination used in superior quality violins. This combination produces a focused, powerful sound with plenty of body and tonal warmth, which will only improve over time. The woods are hand selected based on their age, before being hand carved for a sound and appearance full of heritage. The distance between the grain of the woods affects the resonance of the instrument, with a narrower grain resulting in a more responsive, full bodied and weighted sound with a strong tonal core. The maple back and sides help provide a hard-wearing violin that works with the narrow grain spruce, to provide a unique instrument with incredible response, projection and full tonal body with unlimited potential.

Gold Level Set Up with Pirastro Strings

This Messiah Stradivarius Replica Violin undergoes a gold level set up, which ensures that it's ready to go as soon as it reaches the player. Pirastro's highly regarded Evah Pirazzi Strings have been selected for their incredible power, expression and soft hand feel, while maintaining the tonal characteristics of the finest gut core strings. The instrument is completely stripped down and the nut is filed to the optimum height and spacing for the Evah Pirazzi strings and instrument. This results in ease of play for the performer, whilst producing the maximum amount of resonance and projection, allowing the player to make the most of the instrument. Combined with a High Grade Despiau Bridge hand selected for its resonant qualities, this creates incredible playability without causing issues to intonation or tonal power.

Negri Classic Oblong Violin Case and Marco Raposo Pernambuco Bow with Silver Fittings

This Replica Messiah Stradivarius Violin Outfit comes with a Negri Classic Oblong Violin Case which provides incredible protection as well as plenty of room for accessories and fashionable style. The Orchestra** Octagonal Stick Pernambuco Bow with silver mountings provides an incredible quality bow to complement the tonal characteristics of the Messiah Strad violin. Evenly balanced and lightweight, this bow completes the outfit for the Messiah Stradivarius Violin.

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Top: Narrow Grain Spruce
  • Back: Select Carved Flamed Maple
  • Side and Ribs: Select Maple
  • Bridge: High Grade Despiau
  • Finish: Amber Brown
  • Back Length: 356mm

Neck and Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony

Hardware

  • Tuning Pegs: Heart Model, European Boxwood with Black Collar and Pin
  • Tailpiece: European Boxwood Hill Model with Black Fret
  • Top Nut: Ebony
  • Chin Rest: Guarneri Model
  • Strings: Pirastro Evah Pirazzi
  • Includes: Negri Classic Oblong Violin Case and Marco Raposo Pernambuco Violin Bow with Silver Mountings