Jay Haide 101

About the violin

These violins are a great choice for the beginning or intermediate student and would also be a good choice for a second violin for the more advance player. The Jay Haide 101 violin offers real value for money and are hand crafted with selected maple and spruce. The varnish is of a golden red colour.

Professionally set up with Dominant or Tonica strings, a high quality bridge and ebony fittings.

The 101 model violins are also available in 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 and 7/8 sizes.

How does it sound?

An excellent modern instrument with a clear warm tone.

About Jay Haide

“Since its introduction over fifteen years ago, the à l’ancienne violins, violas, cellos and basses have become the flagship of the Jay Haide fleet. They are envied and copied by other makers, but as much as they have tried, none have come close to equaling them. Some have gone so far as to put facsimile labels of well known French and Italian makers in our instruments and selling them at much inflated prices. One of our ancienne violins even was given a certificate of authenticity from a well-known expert as an early 20th. century Italian violin with an insurance appraisal for $26,000.00! Because of this, every one of the à l’ancienne violin, viola, cello and bass now has a series of brands inside and out to deter the copyists.

The latest reproduction in the distinguished Jay Haide à l’ancienne series of fine violins is a copy of a fine Tommaso Balestrieri from the Ifshin Collection. In this marvelous reproduction we have endeavored to copy every feature and nuance of the original, from the characteristic f-holes to the arching, scroll and even the wear patterns of the varnish. Tommaso Balestrieri worked from about 1720 to 1772 in both Cremona and Mantua and is considered one of the finest Italian makers of the Golden Era.” – Jay Haide

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