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Instrument Type: Viola
Item #: 699
Maker: Douglas Cox
Description: Douglas Cox received his early training at the State Violin Making School in Mittenwald, Germany in the late 1960's. He spent ten years as head of the repair department and chief restorer for the firm of J. Bradley Taylor, Inc. in Boston, servicing the finest instruments in the New England area. Since 1981 he has devoted himself to making fine new instruments. He continues to stretch his making abilities and understanding of what makes violins work by building close copies of unusual and noteworthy master instruments. Since 1981 Doug has built more than 700 instruments. His instruments have received awards from the Violin Society of America and are played by artists in a wide variety of musical settings around the world. This particular viola is a fine example of Douglas’ workmanship. It has a two piece slab cut back and produces a bright and powerful tone, perfect for a young aspiring soloist. Back length: 39.5 cm. String Length: 35 cm.
Terms: This viola is available for examination and trial and has been meticulously set up to our exacting specifications before addition to our catalog. If you wish to inquire further about this viola, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.