Best new cello ????

November 30, 2005 at 05:13 AM · I would like to buy a new cello

What would be the best I can get ?

I have $50000 as a budget

Thanks everyone for their opinions

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November 30, 2005 at 05:30 AM · try posting the question on www.cello.org

November 30, 2005 at 06:07 AM · 50 grand is a lot for a new instrument. You might also want to look for cheaper cellos. My brother's cello was 3,000 (worth 7-8,000) and it sounds better than a $500,000 he tried at a shop. It has a great sound.

November 30, 2005 at 08:41 AM · Try

http://www.finnigan-klaembt.de/gb/aundp.html

A lot of solo cellists in Europe play these instruments and you will have money left over for a nice bow as well.

November 30, 2005 at 01:55 PM · Will Whedbee. When I was selling instruments actively, I sold a number of these to starting symphony players, and as second instruments to those with really expensive cellos. I also killed my own sale of a $600,000 cello by having previously sold the customer a Whedbee which he then couldn't beat at any price up to $1,000,000.

I believe they're currently $32,000. Use the rest to buy a great bow.

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