Jump to content
Maestronet Forums

Wilkanowski violin


JMo Music
 Share

Recommended Posts

I was told by my learned friend that was in the music business for years (after I told him I found a nice violin) that I "had a very nice fiddle and a cheap violin". Really makes sense. Maybe. I've never seen a nice violin in my area of repair. I have played 20 and 30 thousand dollar Martins and have had a Gibson Super 400 in my lap. There is a quality difference indeed. I love repairing the fiddles and violins and will continue. I'm enjoying this blog page too. Thanks from GA

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I played one that sounded really nice.  It wasn’t in pristine condition and looked as though it had been played hard for many years.  I thought it was way overpriced at $10k.  The dealer insisted that the violin was one of the few bench made by W. Wilkanowski himself.  He had another Wilkanowski for sale, presumably a workshop model for $4k.  I didn’t like the sound or feel.  The neck was rather narrow and the tone thin.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.


×
×
  • Create New...