DHV:
772
Tourin ID:
SALZ 3

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

A, Salzburg

Maker:

Date:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A, Salzburg

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Salzburger Museum Carolino Augusteum

No. of Strings:

(4)

Catalog Number:

11/3 (formerly 77, before that 11)

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

38.7

String Length:

36

Rib Depth:

4.7

Upper Width:

18.6

Middle Width:

13

Bottom Width:

23

Information Source:

PT visit 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Birsak 1996, pp. 164; Geiringer 1932, p. 19

Birsak 1996, p. 178 (FB+S)

Geiringer 1932: “Discantviola”; shows clear signs of Salzburg origin; still in original condition. Dimensions 39, 18/-/23. 5.2, -. Birsak 1996: viola d’amore or Alt-Viola, converted to a viola in first half of 19th C.; 7 small holes in bottom rib, perhaps for attaching sympathetic strings; body corners slightly pointed. Back length 40.4, widths 18.4/12.7/22.6.