All violas are sent set up. Instrument only, no case. If you require a case and/or bow, please see my other items for sale or email me: cantabilemusicshop AT gmail DOT com
The Eastman Master Series viola is offered in full antiqued finish. These handmade and hand varnished instruments offer the high level of workmanship from this excellent workshop. Poplar is an unusual material to work in, being slightly softer than maple. However, for the viola it produces a wonderful mezzo tone.
Finish Spirit varnish
Chinrest Ebony Guarneri
Body Poplar Back
Bridge Fitted Despiau
Tailpiece Ebony Hill
The Heritage Series of instruments is exclusive to The Sound Post Ltd, UK. The range was commissioned to offer young musicians, going to University or Conservatoire, and Professional players, looking for a second instrument, the opportunity to own a stunning interpretation of a fine Italian instrument. The instruments are made by the highly renowned violin maker Mr William Hsu and his wife Miss Wong of Beijing, who both trained at the influential Shanghai Conservatoire.