Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Hello Violin...

Here's some photos of my new (old) violin. From what I know about it, it's from Germany made by a violin maker named Carl Friedrich Pfretzschner (born in 1743, died in 1798). What I love about it is the sound (it's a very forgiving violin and if it were a wine, it would be full-bodied wine), the color (it has a lighter wood color than most violins), and the inlay mother-of-pearl detail of the flower on the tail piece.

I took these this morning--




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