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David Yale Signature Guarneri 1743 "Il Cannone" Model Violin

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  • Fine "Il Cannone" Guarneri model (based on Paganini's violin)

  • This model features a sweet and even tone with a powerful and resonant projection

  • Perfect for: Advanced violinists and soloists

  • Features beautiful ebony fittings with heart shaped pegs and boxwood trim

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  • Case: Portland Elite
  • Bow: L'archet Brasil Nickel Mounted Bow
  • Rosin: Pirastro Rosin
  • Accessories: Professional grade Thomastik or Pirastro strings installed plus a backup set (Portland or similar), polishing cloth
  • Recommended Upgrade: L'Archet Brasil Silver Mounted Violin Bow or CodaBow Diamond GX

David Yale Signature Guarneri 1743 "Il Cannone" Model Violin

The Guarneri 1743 "il Cannone" — The original instrument, built by Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù' in Cremona Italy in 1743, was famously owned by Nicolo Paganini. This violin is modeled after the original and finished with a beautifully antiqued oil varnish. The sound of these violins are very even and sweet while bringing a powerful and resonant tone.

This violin is accessorized with a bow and case to match the professional quality of the instrument itself. The Guarneri model violins are paired with the L'Archet Brazil Nickel violin bow. Get the whole outfit at a discount when purchasing the instrument and bow together!

This violin is part of the David Yale Signature Series of fine violins. These represent the work of a luthier taking all the extra time they need to get the plate graduations, bass bar placement, and final varnishing just right. The photos show typical instrument quality. Woodgrain will be different on each violin. For more details on the specific instruments currently in stock you may contact the showroom at 1-800-779-0242

LOB: 354mm

Upper Bout: 169mm

Lower Bout: 206mm

Center Bout: 112mm

String Length: 328mm

David Yale Signature Guarneri 1743

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David Yale Signature Guarneri 1743 "Il Cannone" Model Violin Features

Features of the Guarneri 1743 "il Cannone"

  • This violin features an even, full-bodied sound and has a particularly nice ringing sound in the upper register.
  • The tone in the lower register is rich and has a lot of depth
  • A beautiful brescian brown finish that really shows the beautiful grain in the top
  • This violin was modeled after the violin Paganini himself played
  • This violin would serve well for a first violinist or soloist looking for a violin that projects but retains a rich, warm tone

Included Accessories

    • Professional grade Thomastik or Pirastro strings installed
    • Backup set of Portland Strings or similar
    • Pirastro Rosin (style may vary)
    • Polishing cloth

    • Strong, yet lightweight wood shell
    • Strong metal hardware and screw reinforcements at stress points
    • Double-stitched, weatherproof nylon exterior canvas
    • Large outside pocket with double zippers
    • Protective weather flap covers Genuine YKK zippers and locking case latch with key 
    • Smooth, contoured handle on hinges for comfortable carrying
    • Two padded straps with metal swivel snap hooks and D-rings for multiple carrying options.
    • Metal "subway" bumpers for standing case on bottom or side
    • Beautiful, accurate hygrometer measures humidity levels
    • Sturdy velcro strap to hold violin in place and a protective violin blanket 
    • Four rotating bow holderswith satin ribbon lining
    • Convenient accessory compartments with elastic spring-shut covers and faux-brass hardware 
    • String tube for extra strings

L'archet Brasil Nickel-Mount Bow Features

    • Aged Pernambuco wood 
    • Fully-mounted nickel frog with Parisian eye
    • Abalone slide 
    • Bone tip 
    • Silver winding 
    • Goat-leather thumb-grip
    • Stamped with bow maker's name