Tetsuo Matsuda Violin, Barrington, 2002
A shop favorite, this fine violin from the late Tetsuo Matsuda is a powerful example of the master’s work. Clear and sonorous, this is a perfect match for the budding soloist.
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Barrington Anno 2002
Back Length: 354mm
Upper Bout: 166mm
Center Bout: 112mm
Lower Bout: 204mm
The back is of two pieces of maple cut on the quarter of narrow width flame descending from the center joint. The ribs and scroll are of similar maple. The top is of two pieces of spruce cut on the quarter of narrow width grain widening slightly at the flanks. The varnish is brown-orange over a golden ground.
1-Year Limited Warranty
This item comes with Shar Music's® 1-year warranty covering defects of workmanship or materials. General wear and tear or misuse are not covered. Non-transferable.
30-Day No Hassle Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase.
Born in Akita, Japan in 1945, Tetsuo Matsuda began his studies at the Violin Making School in Cremona, Italy in 1977. Matsuda has won gold medals at the Violin Society of America competition as well as silver medals at the Antonio Stradivari International Violin Makers competition. He established a workshop in Barrington, Illinois in 1993. Tetsuo passed away on November 1st, 2022.