Don Lenker 'Montagnana' 4/4 Cello

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  • Length of body: 29 1/2"
  • Width of upper bout: 13 5/8"
  • Width of c-bout: 9"
  • Width of lower bout: 17 1/4"
  • String length: 27 1/8"

This beautiful Montagnana cello was hand-made in Nipomo, CA by Don Lenker. It is Don's 49th instrument and is a more compact Montagnana cello, not the "Sleeping Beauty" variety. 

This particular cello has a lovely choral and resonant quality to its sound, and projects wonderfully. It blends beautifully with other cellos and stringed instruments, and while experienced players should be able to effectively play it in any context, it works especially well in orchestral and chamber music settings, and lends itself naturally to lyrical cello solos. Its overall sound is rich, dark, and complex.

This cello does not come with a bow or a case. If shipped, you will need to purchase a case. Options can be discussed.

All cellos are set up and adjusted by Linda and are guaranteed to have been played before being shipped!

This is a consignment instrument. Please be sure to read my policies on consignments.

4/4, Crafted in 2018, New

Serial #49

  • Larsen A & D
  • Spirocore Tungsten C & G
  • Rosewood Hill style Le Bois d'Harmonie tailpiece
  • Rosewood Pegs
  • Belgium style bridge
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