Lars tørressen
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New  69 cm Baroque guitar  after Stradivarius " Rawlins"  +++ SOLD ++++

PRICE  3600 euro ex. VAT/   nok 43 750 inkl. mva
add 495 euro ex. VAT for Kingham case.

This is the last  Stradivarius model based on the "Rawlins" body and string length.
The one I had on exhibition in Oslo on march 16.
SL 69 cm
Back and sides of flamed maple matured 40 yrs
Top: European spruce matured 19 yrs with inlaid bone ornaments in original design
Rose: I make my own to the original design in 3 layers of sheepskin parchment from W. Cowley, England.
Neck: Core of  pine matured 120 yrs. Sycamore veneer and fillets to original "Sabionari" design.
Pegs in plum and peghead with core of boxwood with ebony / maple veneer and fillets to original "Sabionari" design.
Aquila nylgut strings type NNG and copper wound on 4th course. Aquila gut frets.

A light and resonant instrument with proper string length to have a sustained and singing "voice" . Easy to play, Aquila nylgut strings
link to sound samples of this instrument:  https://soundcloud.com/lars-torressen/stradivarius-rawlins-2-maple-canarios-test
https://soundcloud.com/lars-torressen/stradivarius-rawlins-2-maple-rasguado-test



Used colascione  with case.

FOR SALE  incl. case 1600 euro ex. VAT/   nok 19 000 inkl. mva

A very loud and resonant instrument due to the large body. Inspired by the illustration in Mersenne´s  Harmonie Universelle, (Paris 1636)
I built this colascione in 2000 for a duo project with Kristian Nordeide. 16 tied frets on the neck  similar to Mersenne.
SL 95cm 3 strings
11 ribs of shaded yew
Top: european spruce with inlaid pearwood  rose
Neck: Sycamore stained black with mother of pearl ornament.
The neck has been stable all these years. 
I will fit a new wood end button.