JOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg/ An. 1677 [large format, printed except 77]
No. of Strings:
Johannes Koch, Markneukirchen, 1934-73
Hellwig 2011, pp. 264-66; Hellwig 1980
Hellwig 2011, pp. 264-66; Hellwig 1980, pp. 149-50
Hellwig 2011, pp. 264-65 (front body only, head FB+S [color]; Hellwig 1980, pp. 68 (head front 3/4), 92 (head, back 3/4), 121 (label), 149-50 (front, head F+S)
Koch 1973 (Bach); Koch 1962 (Telemann); Koch 1957 (Buxtehude); Koch 1956 (Telemann); Koch 1954 (Purcell)
Hellwig 2011, TieWV 014; Hellwig 1980, no. 014. 3-piece table with ebony/ivory edging, double purfling, and rosette; 1-piece back (flat with fold) and ribs of bird’s-eye maple. Fingerboard and tailpiece not original, freely modeled on Hellwig no. 10. Had been converted to a cello when discovered in Silesia in 1930. Hellwig 2011 adds: back has no purfling; neck grafted, all fittings also not original; peg for top string probably originally closest to nut. Restored to viol setup in early 1930s by a Dresden workshop; neck length and setting corrected in 1936 by Hans Jordan (Markneukirchen), who also made two copies; further restoration by Paul Reichlin in 1977.