Printer-friendly version

Copy of the 'Chanot-Chardon’ Stradivarius

Bram Heemskerk

Written by
Published: March 15, 2015 at 11:35 PM [UTC]

An amateurluthier (and amateurviolinist I know from an amateurorchestra) has made a copy of the 'Chanot-Chardon’ Stradivarius, the cornerless Stradivarius. Joshua Bell had played on it and Simone Lamsma although now she plays on another "normal" violin.
Because Simone did not react on an email about the hips and other forms of the violin he had made a print of a photo on internet for the sizes of the hips, the middle and the breast of the violin for his copy, as you can see here below. On a tv-station he tells about his violins and you can see the Stadivarius-copy from 55 seconds-1.16 minutes.
Here another luthier who makes cornerless violins Tim Philips
I saw on Violinist.com discussions cornerless violins

Here pictures of the 'Chanot-Chardon’ Stradivarius


]
]


From Sal Peralta
Posted on March 16, 2015 at 4:05 AM
I recently sold an old gusetto that had the similar rounded corners. It had L-holes rather than f-holes. I always wondered why that design had been picked up on cornerless instruments.

This entry has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Email

Violinist.com is made possible by...

Shar Music
Shar Music

Pirastro Strings
Pirastro Strings

JR Judd Violins
JR Judd Violins

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases
Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

2023 Authenticate LA: Los Angeles Violin Shop
2023 Authenticate LA

Violinist.com Shopping Guide
Violinist.com Shopping Guide

Stringtelligence

Metzler Violin Shop

Southwest Strings

Bobelock Cases

Johnson String Instrument/Carriage House Violins

Jargar Strings

Bay Fine Strings Violin Shop

FiddlerShop

Fiddlerman.com

Los Angeles Violin Shop

Baerenreiter

String Masters

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Laurie's Books

Discover the best of Violinist.com in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews.

Violinist.com Interviews Volume 1
Violinist.com Interviews Volume 1, with introduction by Hilary Hahn

Violinist.com Interviews Volume 2
Violinist.com Interviews Volume 2, with introduction by Rachel Barton Pine

Subscribe