Viola bow by Richard Wilson, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Viola bow by Richard Wilson, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

About Richard Wilson

Richard represents the best of the English bow making tradition, having trained in the Hill style with the maker Garner Wilson. He makes truly exceptional bows from his workshop near Berwick-upon-Tweed, all imbued with a very fine understanding of the aesthetics of excellent French bows.

As a former professional violist, Richard has an excellent understanding of what players need from the bow in their case. Richard makes modern, classical and Baroque bows and we are delighted to have a number of modern bows available for sale in our shop.

About the bow

The bow weighs 72 grams and the octagonal stick measures 716 mm in length. The mounts are silver and ebony and the pernambuco is of exceptional quality.

How does it play?

Richard´s bows always make playing easy and this one is no exception! It´s exactly what you might expect a talented bowmaker and fine violist to make: it draws out a huge sound with ease and is perfectly balanced. A great playing bow.


The bow is in original mint condition.

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