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Instrument Type: Viola
Item #: XXX-861
Maker: Alexander Tzankow
Description: Alexander Tzankow was born in Germany in 1970, growing up near Saarbruecken close to the French border.
While studying viola at the Cologne Music College from 1987 to 1991 he discovered his passion for violin making and aquired his diploma through a three and one half year training at the prestigious State School for Violin Making in Mittenwald, Germany.
After graduating in 1996, he worked for a number of reputable violin shops such as Michael Becker - Chicago, Stam & Zn. - Utrecht, Netherlands and Weisshaar & Son - Los Angeles. Together with his wife Susan and son Lukas he now resides near Denver, Colorado, where he has his own workshop, specializing in the making of fine instruments and artistic restoration.
This viola is based on a copy of a G.B. Guadagnini. Rich and powerful sounding and very comfortable to play. Back Length: 40.6 cm. (16”) String Length: 36.7 cm. (14 7/16”)
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.