Banjo Hangout Logo
Banjo Hangout Logo

Premier Sponsors

118
Fiddle Lovers Online


Photo Details

View Texasfiddle's Homepage

Texasfiddle

You must sign into your myHangout account in order to contact Texasfiddle.


< Previous Photo      Next Photo >
Click for Large Version

MY BABY - 1695 STRAD COPY 

Posted 12/21/2007 11:05:44 AM

back # 3

View All Photos In This Album


2 comments on “MY BABY - 1695 STRAD COPY”

FiddlerFaddler Says:
Friday, December 21, 2007 @11:49:38 AM

Ken, you're teasing us!  How does the length compare to the 1721 Strad copy?  The 1690s were Stradavari's *longish* period, during which he made fiddles about 5/16-inch longer than the by then *standard* length.  Thereafter he reverted to the standard, and those are usually the ones copied today.

Texasfiddle Says:
Friday, December 21, 2007 @3:54:35 PM

Both of the 1721's are 35.7 cm, they were built by 1 man , my 1695 is 35.8 cm, it has a Salvadore Durro label inside that also has alot of info on it, most of which I can't read, and also has the 1695 date included .  You are correct , Stradavari did build some large violin during this era, I think some might even be 36.7 cm .  The only real thing that seems obviously different is the 1695 has more rounded shoulders at the upper bout , the 1721's start off slightly straight then to round.

You must sign into your myHangout account before you can post comments.

View All Photos In This Album


Copyright Notice:
The Fiddle Hangout myHangout photo albums were created to allow members to post photos which 1) they own the copyrights to, or 2) which are non-copyrighted. Please respect others by not posting their copyrighted images. Photos posted in violation of this notice may be removed by the webmaster without prior notice, and may result in a locking of your myHangout account. Read complete copyright policy.

Hangout Network Help

View All Topics  |  View Categories

0.09375