Scott Cao violin Conservatory 4/4 "David 1740" Guarneri del Gesù
The Scott Cao instruments stands for quality and solidity. They are handmade with European wood. This Conservatory model, modelled after the Guarneri del Gesù "David 1740" violin, is a good start for a (semi) professional career. Read more
The instruments of the Luthier Scott Cao workshop are world-renowned for their quality, timbre and exceptional craftsmanship. From students to professional players, soloists and collectors, they are all very satisfied with their Scott Cao instruments.
This Conservatory model, modelled after the renowned Guarneri del Gesù "David 1740" violin, is a good start for a professional career. The violin is widely praised for its extremely good value for money, and students with a Scott Cao Conservatory violin are often asked where they got this professional sounding violin from!
The violin of which it is a copy was once played by the German violinist Ferdinand David, who used it to play the world premiere of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. In 1922, the violin was bought by the even greater musical legend Jascha Heifetz. He played this instrument until his death in 1987. So with a copy of this instrument you have a piece of history in your hands.
The Conservatory violin is handmade with European maple (flamed back, sides and neck), European pinewood top, ebony fingerboard, keys and chin rest.
Characteristics of the violin:
- Quality wood from different areas of Europe
- Copy of an exceptional instrument
- Handmade with care in the Scott Cao atelier
- High-quality oil-based varnish applied by specialists, emphasising the specific properties of the wood
- Antique look
- Tailor-made Aubert bridge
- Size: 4/4
This violin comes 100% ready to play with strings by Pirastro. Standard delivered without case, bow... Do you want a complete set? Check out some popular combos in the bundles on this page!