Outsize viola in cello position.

September 9, 2021, 10:36 AM · I read here recently about members who have tried playing viola in the cello position. I can't find the recent blog, but coincidentally an old friend - in every sense of the word - has recently bequeathed to me (ante mortem) a Carleen Hutchins-type instrument which I made for him in 1999. I copied it from an instrument in the collection at Edinburgh University. (LOB 20 5/8") He had many years of happy playing in the viola section, as he is a former cellist and enjoyed the bigger sound and the relatively greater ease of playing. Quite what to do with it I don't know - I am a violinist.

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