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High Class Violin Rental
for Talented Children
(Fractional-Size Violin)

Our Recommendation – Old Violin for Rental (Fractional-Size, Black Plan)

Giovanni Battista Rogeri (School) C1700, Brescia

After learning as an apprentice of the great Nicolo Amati, Giovanni Battista Rogeri resided in Brescia and built his own style based on Amati style to be one of the most precious violin makers on history.

This is a 3/4 sized violin made by a maker of the same period as Rogeri and of the same/similar style of his, or by one of his families.

Its sound is gorgeous and brilliant, but powerful as well. It has full capacity for a large hall as an excellent old violin.

Place of making
Brescia, Italy
Category
Old

-If your kid is in his/her precious age to grow audio senses, high-quality sound of a fractional violin would be great help.‐

You may have to buy and sell fractional violins several times as your kid grows until he/she can use a full size for an adult.

Therefore, many are supposed to be exhausted looking for good dealing chances to buy and sell for a larger size. To release you from such load, we provide you with efficient rental system where you can change instruments for appropriate sizes until your kid reaches a full size (the age of 12 or 13). We will appreciate your considering it.

Our instrument rental system is ready for you with full range of services: for a short period or a longer period, with more highly ranked modern ones, or old ones for competition stages, concerts, or for beginners.

More Information

  1. If your residence is some far from our shop and you would like to use courier services for a rental instrument, we will appreciate your understanding that the “to-and-from” courier cost should be paid by you.
  2. With advance one-time payment for a long period rental (12 months or more), we deduct one-month rental fee from the total as our gratitude.
  3. After starting the rental, if you would like to purchase the instrument and/or the bow, we deduct the rental fee amount of “from the start to the third month” from the total purchase price. *Please be aware there are some instruments “not for sale.”

Standard Plan

3/4 Violin: Silvio Arietta
Nippon Violin original set (with a bow)Price of instrument: 220,000 yen

  • One month rental fee: 9,800 yen

Our original violins made of old European wood that had long been kept in our stock. Our craftsmen, who have treated many excellent old violins, carefully made them one by one by hand, taking best care of every detail including the final tuning of their sounds. There is no shade of metallic feeling that is most common with newly-made violins. Instead, their well-balanced warm and transparent sounds will effectively respond to players’ requests for from daily practice to competitions.

  • Category: Newly made
  • Size: 3/4
  • Body length: 33.5cm
Contents of the set
a violin
a bow (price of about 40,000 yen)
a case (straight type for rental)
* A shoulder rest, resin and other consumables are not included.

Silver Plan

3/4 Violin: Neuner (made in Germany in 1900s)Price of instrument: 880,000 yen

  • One month rental fee: 19,800 yen

Neuner & Hornsteiner is a German mass-produced violin. A popular modern violin with reasonable price setting. Its sound is close to old violins and the fact that the absolute number of fractional sized violins on the market is small makes its existence more precious. There are a great many brands of mass-production, in which this violin is categorized though, it can be called a semi-custom-made as a craftsman’s careful hand-making is found in every detail. One of its characteristics is strong projection that can be heard even at the very back seat in a concert hall, in both high and low tones. Its capability will be fully reliable in competitions.

  • Category: Modern
  • Size: 3/4
  • Body length: 33.5cm
Others in stock (Silver Plan)
1/4 size: some moderns
1/2 size: E. Moretti label and some other moderns and olds
3/4 size: Neuner (from Germany) and some other moderns and olds

Gold Plan

3/4 Violin: Derazey (made in France)Price of instrument: Ask us

  • One month rental fee: 33,300 yen

Derazey was one of the most excellent violin makers of Mirecourt moderns (France). The well-balanced arch that shows character of Vuillaume style produces powerful impression and the very French sounds. This violin is a precious existence as the 3/4 size. Its powerful sounds as well as its outstanding tones are one of the factors that make this violin very attractive. Its capability will fully respond to a player’s requests in a competition in a middle-sized or large hall.

So far players of the Gold Plan violins have won:
Prize at the nationwide final round of Student Music Concours of Japan, Category of Primary School Students,
Prize at the Tokyo district round of Student Music Concours of Japan, Category of ditto,
Prize at the nationwide final round of Japan Classical Music Competition,
Prize at Hama-no-JACK Soloist Audition,
Prize at Hakuju Children Competition and some others.
  • Category: Modern
  • Size: 3/4
  • Body length: 32.8cm
Others in stock (Gold Plan)
1/4 size: Carletti Orfeo label and some other old Italians
1/2 size: some moderns and olds
3/4 size: Stentor (from France), Louis Noebe (from Germany) and some others

Black Plan

3/4 Violin: Nicolo Amati (1600s).Out on loan. Not for sale.

  • One month rental fee depends on violins. (at min. 44,000 yen)

Nicolo Amati was a grandson of Andrea Amati, who is called the father of Cremonese stringed instrument making, and was the great instructor for Stradivarius and other Italian violin makers of the 17th century. Taking into account the fact that fractional violins by historically renowned makers rarely exist in the world today, the authenticity of this violin makes itself very precious. In addition to its rareness, its sweet mature tones that are close to full-sized old violins attract listeners. It is the very violin made for a worldwide celebrated soloist to play with an orchestra in a large hall.

So far players of the Black Plan violins have won:
The 1st prize at the nationwide final round of Student Music Concours of Japan, Category of Primary School Students
Prize at the nationwide final round of Student Music Concours of Japan, ditto,
The 2nd prize at the Tokyo district round of Student Music Concours of Japan, ditto,
Prize at the Tokyo district round of Student Music Concours of Japan, ditto,
Prize at the nationwide final round of Japan Classical Music Competition,
Prize at Hama-no-JACK Soloist Audition and some others.
This violin has once been specially loaned to prize-winners at Hakuju Children Competition and Hama-no-JACK soloist Audition as a supplementary prize.
  • Category: Old
  • Size: Just between 1/2 and 3/4
  • Body length: 32.8cm
Others in stock (Black Plan)
1/4 size: some moderns and olds
1/2 size: Stefano Scarampella 188x, Ferdinando Gagliano (School)
3/4 size: Nicolo Amati 165x (just b/w 3/4 & 7/8), C. G. Testore (School) 16xx, J. B. Rogeri 17xx and some others

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