Zhenjie Zhao – Stradivarius Pattern Cedar Music A Series
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This is a beautiful handmade violin made in 2018 under the direction of Zhenjie at his workshop in Beijing, China. Mr. Judd personally knows Zhenjie, his daughter, and son who all work in the business. The workmanship is excellent using all European tone woods. The woods chosen for this instrument are over the top gorgeous. The Series A violin speaks well, full of power throughout the entire range of the instrument. The bottom end has guts and speaks very well. Instant response off the string. The clarity is in the voicing even as you play up in positions. The instrument is finished in a deep orange brown oil varnish all on a golden ground.