mathieu valde

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  1. Totally agree. It is usual, but some better photos will make it clearer.
  2. It is a nice idea for writing certificates - European violin
  3. I do not understand Brumcello, really do not understand. If you understand now about being wrong wrong about purchase, no one here is quilty for that. It is quite new cello, probably it sounds better than average chinese, but I doubt. Just search for better instrument and ask questions before buying.
  4. But you will simply not be able to understand the bow and it's technique. It is different. And HIP will "survive" anyway even without your commitment.
  5. I is not "legato" style bow. You will need also a baroque violin with gut strings, no chinrest, good teacher to show how to hold it right and play fully chin off. Otherwise it will be same modern playing style with bow which is not well suited to do in that way. And using it on modern strings is not most stupid thing ever. And so on - you will be able to get out most of the bow only after time. And you need to study many of tractati of old violinists to understand how they .... Otherwise it will like using BMW cabrio for agricultural purposes.
  6. It is quite usual for French violins to have double purfling outside of Maggini model's range. OP violin theoretically can be French, but more looks MK for me.
  7. Do not recomend that. Only for playing outside in bad weather conditions... On the topic in general: As a person deeply involved in HIP movement I can honestly say there is many players in many baroque orchestras playing on modern instruments with baroque bows. But what is most weird thing - they also use modern technique and also do not care or do not know nothing about historical sound producing and approach . If you are going to play fully "chin off" (it should be so, but majority still are not able to do), then you will find modern angle not very comfortable, but still possible to pl
  8. I vote for 19c middle Mittenwald
  9. If you want a post another mediocre playing video it is better to spend time on practising instead of so much posting here
  10. I do not see any reason I can add something different as colleagues already very politely have said about your violin, except something I already said - the sound is not good at result, that is not acceptable. I do not think phone or mic is responsible, more probably setup , repair generally or your playing. What I want to say - I'm absolutely sure there are many of us here not hoping to hear(read) pages of your opinion as expert nor listen your playing and posting it as about ID, which probably is most intriguing topics always . Many of us are here to learn from real experts, improve our k
  11. I should remind you about title of that post: Composite old violin ID I do not think we should not welcome posts where title is asking about violin ID, but later we see posts of non profesional (sorry) videos of mediocre quality. Those who want to learn about ID, are not always happy to mix those things. There are many forums on internet where such thing can result even banishment from particular forum. I suppose on MN you can find more appropriate place to post selfies and videos, I am sure there are people who will welcome that.
  12. It is very nice you keep telling us how happy you are with your playing and your revarnished instruments.
  13. I did not even started to talk about the perfoming "qualities" and skills, it is not not a serious reason and it will be too long to discuss, somebody already mentioned mistakes. I just repeat - tone is very metallic, something is wrong with instrument or playing technique or both.I have seen many videos made with phones, sound recording quality always quite adequate. I have seen some instruments with "brick" repair and all of them sounded quite bad. I strictly avoid those instruments, hope Jacob can explain good and "easy" method to restore.
  14. Very metallic sound on record , can not accept that.
  15. exactly. that is next thing to discuss. I expect also advocates of printed violins raising voice and telling about" value"