Violin by Paul Bowers, Oban, 2023
About Paul BowersPaul Bowers is an extremely well-respected violin maker now based in Oban, Argyll. A graduate of the prestigious Newark School of Violin Making, Paul went on to win awards in major violin making competitions and to establish a reputation as one of Britain´s foremost contemporary makers.
Paul´s instruments are much sought-after by musicians for their tonal characteristics and his very fine workmanship: we are delighted to one of his violins available for sale.
About the violinMade in Oban in 2023, the violin is built on a personal model.
The violin has a two piece back of finely-flamed maple which descends from the centre joint. The ribs are of matching maple and the head is slightly more plain. The front is two pieces of fine-grained spruce and the varnish is a rich amber colour.
The violin has a length of back of 353 mm.
How does it sound?This is a smooth instrument with a dark, singing lower register. It rings really well and has a straightforward, open character.
ConditionThe violin is in original mint condition.
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