DHV:
1039
Tourin ID:

Size:

Violone

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Nuremberg

Ernst

Busch

Date:

16..

Label Text:

Ernst Busch / in Nürnberg [printed]

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D

Cologne

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Westdeutscher Rundfunk

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

089.3

String Length:

086.5

Rib Depth:

18.3

Upper Width:

43.0

Middle Width:

33.5

Bottom Width:

51.2

Information

Source:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 176, 181

Literature:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 176, 181

Photographs:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 146 (label), 151 (inside of back), 175 (F+S)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Converted to 4-string contrabass before 1906, using original neck, lengthened and angled. Restored 1988 with new neck and fittings (fingerboard and tailpiece copied from Nuremberg GNM MI 15 = NURN 9). Table with double purfling, back with single; back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple. Herkunft: aus dem Stuttgarter Raum. (Busch active from 1622; died in 1648.)