7 strings bass viol after Michel Colichon

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 a custom Maurizio Riboni case.

String length: 71cm

Gallery photo credits M. Alberto Giordano

This instrument is available now in the atelier

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