7 strings Bass Viol after Michel Colichon
The instrument is an historical reconstruction of the Bochum Colichon (bigger body size ca. 72 cm lenght), back, ribs and neck made of Italian “canaletto” walnut, delicately moired. Soundboard made in 5 pieces sitka spruce. Fingerboard and tailpiece walnut ebony veneered, pegs in ebony.
Finished in custom oil varnish, linen seed oil and amber delicately pigmented.
Its sound is warm, rich and very balanced. The viol is supplied with two bridges (italian, french), and soft bag.
String length: 71cm
Gallery photo credits M. Alberto Giordano