Instrument Type: Violin
Bow Type: —
Maker: Sergio Peresson
Back length: 35.5 cm
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 violin is a prime example of Peresson's craftsmanship. It was made during Peresson's golden age of making and exemplifies that notion through its elegant sound and rich tone. When played, the violin has stunning response and even depth. The back length is 35.5 centimeters.
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.