Instruments That I Use As Models

 

Violins

Stradivari, long pattern of 1699
Stradivari, based on The Alard of 1715
Stradivari, based on Il Cremonese of 1715
Stradivari, based on The Messiah of 1716
Guarnerius del Gesu 1739 (suitable for 7/8ths violin)
Guarnerius del Gesu 1741 - The Vieuxtemps
Guarnerius del Gesu 1741 - The Kochanski - a very popular model
Nicolo Amati 1649 - The Alard (used almost exclusively for Baroque and High Baroque)

Violas

Gasparo da Salo - with a sixteen and five eighths inch (422 mm) back
Gasparo da Salo - with a sixteen and a half inch (420 mm) back
Gasparo da Salo - with a sixteen and a quarter inch (413 mm) back
Gasparo da salo - with a sixteen inch ( 406 mm ) back
Bajoni - with a fifteen and a half inch (393 mm) back
Gasparo da Salo - with a fifteen and a half inch (392 mm) back

Cellos

Stradivari - B Forma
Stradivari - Hausmann 1724
Montagnana - very large and successful as both Baroque and Modern cello
Forster/Amati model - a smaller pattern, but full and sonorous and eminently suitable for five-string or four-string Baroque cello

 

Arthur Robinson    Violin Maker

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