Atelier Cesarini has created the semi-professional series to give the opportunity to all students with a forward-looking perspective (Academy) to buy a good cello with excellent timbre output and exceptional soundness, also the price is very interesting.
The amateur series is more suitable for all beginners, especially students who have to face the 4/4 seize for first time, but who do not want to buy an entry level.
The price of a Cesarini Pro Studio cello is even less in case you opt for a package including bow and case.
Comparing the opening of a violin to restore to a complex surgical operation, which is the opening of the chest, is it right? I would say no, but many similarities can be found.
The opening of an instrument is always possible, sometimes uninvited because it is invasive, but which, on the other hand, is often indispensable, and above all, can be an improvement.
As a surgical operation that wants to restore the functions of the heart, similarly to the violin to be restored, it is intended to restore its “voice”
A simple realization of Cesarini Custom Shop, an ebony pickup frame for single coil mod. Telecaster, on Fender guitar (DOBRO style).The end of the intervention is to raise the maximum possible pickup height, given the constructive lack of Fender on this model we will remedy.
This is a constructive fail on Fender’s building, that is quite serious
The use of resonant winding cords (bronze or phosphor bronze) actually requires a smaller distance between the rope and the magnet. In this guitar this distance is too much (over 20mm), preventing the output signal from having attack and volume.
Setting up regularly is perhaps the most important variable, to have a performance guitar or bass that does not lose value over time
These two Gibsons have been changed the frets (the same dimensions for both) we reviewed the setups pretty much the same, but the playability of the instruments is still very different. The non-care of an instrument leads to make it less efficient at the fingerboard, neck and timbre.
Expo of Liuteria Cesarini – Guitars for sale, we are in the Center for Biblical Studies, Montefano (Marche). We thank Danilo Vecchi and the Center for Studies for the organization. In the video Exhibition of three-day “Pioracoustic 2017” (earthquake edition) at the Center for Biblical Studies, our stage.
Discovering a true antique violin from the 1800s or 1900s can be very interesting.
We need to consider that almost all the old musical instruments have now been undercovered, due to the strong interest of a multitude of people that want to take possession of them. So we need to be realistic when we find something, that maybe can have value. A real antique violin of 1800, for example, it can come real damaged, rarely in good condition, expecially the top spruce and varnish.
Be aware of flea markets, or not very transparent luthiers, who try to delude you of having a rediscovered a “pearl in the desert”, dated two hundred years. More plausible it is instead a violin that an old owner wants to undo it and then sells it, perhaps through an intermediary.
In the downer photo, the instrument in restoration, has just been rediscovered in an attic. This is a bit the clichet of classical lutherie: “Nonna told me that there is a Stradivari above!”.
It is not “Stradivari“, but a copy of an old German violin with a label bearing “Stradivarius Cremonensis, etc.”, is a copy, but it retains its interest. The woods of this instrument will certainly be very seasoned, even if a bit “bruised”. Finding it partly destroyed is the least that can be expected, we consider that almost a hundred years have passed, they are not few.
Atelier Cesarini buy old violins and other antique instruments (also bows) during the year and we restore them. We call those “Cesarini Collection“.
Atelier Cesarini offers a strong discount, dedicated to young european musicians , on all the products related to the string quartet, which are semi-professional Cesarini Pro Studio, bows Cesarini Selected and Atelier Cesarini and on semi professional musical instruments.
The following promotion is valid only during certain periods of the year and can not be combined with other offers in progress. It may be requested by all european students under the age of 25, attending a course of music that could be private or public (Conservatories, Music High Schools, all schools of music that have no association, regular private teachers).
Discount in percentage, calculated on the final cost of the product:
- Violins professional, 25% discount
- Semi-professional violins, 30% discount
- Professional violas, on commission 25% discount
- Semi-professional violas, 30% discount
- Professional cellos, 20% discount on commission
- Semi-professional cellos, 30% discount
- Classical guitars, mod. “Inguaggiato”, 25% discount
- Bows Cesarini Selected, 30% discount
- Bows Atelier Cesarini, 25% discount
To make a request send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, specify your personal data (full name, address, social security number, telephone number) to request a quote.
Cesarini Jam Session Season 4.1 in the company of:
- Valter Vincenti, guitar (Cesarini “C-Reptilia” – C-Shapely Cesarini Pickups)
- Lusi, bass (Cesarini “C-Gold Bronze“, Cesarini Vintage Series)
- Saverio Federici, drum
- Special Guest: Luca Ravagni, sax (Giorgio Gaber)
“Ussa and al bene così” extract from Valter Vincenti “Colors” , filming takes place at “One More Dub studio” the cave studio in Orvieto (Umbria).
Footage by SNAP production.
The following video represents the dilemma of every student or professional, where to look for the “perfect” musical instrument?
Vintage, handcrafted or studio?
We are in 2017, the era of the web is more real than ever, but unfortunately the common musician does not have exactly a precise idea of what goes on in the market and, above all, of what he needs.
Doubt is certainly a symbol of ability to discern, too much security often leads to risky purchases. Try and listen, this is what we recommend to all musicians looking for their musical instrument.
One’s own subjectivity plays an important role and must not be put aside. The advice of a friend or a professor should never be disdained, indeed it is precious, but it must be sought and not received in a coercive manner. This must never become a “dictat”, one’s taste must become contaminated with various opinions, to strengthen oneself not to annihilate oneself.
In the video Mathilde Sigier plays three cellos, in order:
1 – Semi-professional “Cesarini Pro Studio” cello
2 – Vintage Cello, old french factory (Cesarini Collection)
3 – Old violin-making, cello (circa 1800)
The cello bow used is a Cesarini Selected in round pernambuco.