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Old 06-29-2017, 05:48 PM
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Arrow Marconcini School, Bologna/Ferrara 18/19 cent, C-Ext, fully restored (IN STOCK)

This is a Beautiful old Italian bass made in the Guitar Style but with Violin Corners and added Scalloped Blocks on the Ribs of each of the 8 corners. This 3/4 bass has been played and admired by many great players including Leon Bosch, Stefano Sciascia and Gary Karr, the latter two favoring smaller Basses like this. This bass is extremely versatile having been used for Chamber music, Jazz w/Orchestra amplified, Orchestra section, Pit Orchestra w/amp and excellent for Solo performance as well, fulfilling the needs of any size ensemble or venue. String Length is 41" (104.1cm).

String Length; 41"
Top/Back Length; 43 3/4" top, 44 1/2" back
Upper Bout; 19 1/4"
Middle Bout; 14 1/2"
Lower Bout; 25 3/4"
Ribs (not including plates); 7 1/4" tapering to 4 3/4" at neck

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