Steffen Nowak, Maker of fine Violins, Violas and Cellos in baroque and modern style
Viola after Andrea Guarneri 15 ¾'' (400mm)
This 15 ¾''
(400mm) Viola is ideally suited for a player searching for a smallish instrument with a comfortable string
On commissioning a smaller
Considering also the type of sound quality and response you want I will then suggest a suitable model which to use as a design prototype. This can then be rescaled and perhaps slightly altered in proportions to achieve the desired stop/bridge position. Together with a suitable choice of tonewoods it is the first important step for a successfully customized Viola.
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