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Instrument Type: Violin
Item #: 000-552
Maker: Sergio Peresson
Description: Sergio Peresson was born in Udine, Italy in 1913. In 1943, he left for Venezuela where he became the primary repair person for Venezuela's Symphony Orchestra. In 1963, Peresson moved to Philadelphia where his workmanship and name recognition flourished. Jacqueline du Pre’ went on to record the Elgar Cello Concerto on a Peresson cello which sparked an interantonional frenzy to acquire Peresson’s instruments. By the end of the twentieth century, nearly all of the finest musicians were playing on Peresson instruments. Some of which included, Isaac Stern, Yehudi Menuhin, Ivan Galamian, William DePasquale, Pinchas Zukerman, Norman Carol, Jaime Laredo, Eugene Fodor, Maria Bachmann, Lenuta Ciulei, Mstislav Rostropovich, Jacqueline du Pré, and Alexander Markov. Today, Peresson’s instruments and legacy have passed on a degree of workmanship and pure art that other makers aspire to attain. This particular instrument is in great condition and a splendid example of Peresson’s craftsmanship. The tone is rich and smooth. Back length: 35.5cm.
Terms: This violin 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 violin, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.