DHV:
770
Tourin ID:
SALZ 1

1715 C

Treble ?

Jakob

Rauch

# of Strings:

(4)

Place Made:

A, Bruck

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A, Salzburg

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Salzburger Museum Carolino Augusteum

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

11/1 (formerly 75, before that 13)

Label Text:

Jacob Rauch Hof-lauten / [und?] Geigenmacher in / I[nns]rugg Ao 17... [handwritten, nearly illegible]

Measurements:

String Length:

32

Total Length:

Body Length:

37.5

Upper Width:

19.7

Rib Depth:

3.4

Middle Width:

12.4

Bottom Width:

22

Previous Owner:

[at museum at least since 1865]

Information Source:

PT visit 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Birsak 1996, pp. 160-61; Geiringer 1932, p. 19

Birsak 1996, p. 178 (FB+S)

Geiringer: crudely transformed into a violin, including straightening out of fold in back and cutting down of ribs; neck, scroll, fingerboard, tailpiece, and bridge not original. Label nearly illegible. Dimensions 39, 18/-/21, 4, -. Tourin: Probably cut down from a tenor; very big flame holes; violin-type neck and scroll. Birsak: viola d’amore or treble viol (p. 56: “vielleicht zuvor eine Diskantgambe”), converted to a violin, with rounded shoulders; table purfling lost in rebuild. 1-piece back; small bass bar and corner blocks; no visible signs of former sympathetic strings. Back length 39, widths 18/12/21.6.