Archet A Tokio Peccatte Japan Violin Bow 4/4
This violin bow was made in the Japanese workshop ‘Archet.’ The Archet workshop has been active since 1983. Their bows are inspired by the master French bow makers such as Tourte, Peccatte & Sartory.
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They aim to not only understand, but to recreate the strength, beauty & rich tone of the famous French bows with Japanese techniques. The player is at the heart of every bow they produce & as such their range has been developed in co-operation with renowned performers & soloists all over the world.
They aim to make each bow the perfect partner for the player with a beautiful blend between timbre, volume & playability. The workshop have a large range of bows from ones that are more suited to the intermediate-level player to the top-quality soloist bows made by master craftsmen. Archet have been recognized around the world for their craftsmanship, winning various prizes & have received endorsement from well-known performers including Pinchas Zukerman.
This violin bow is stamped ‘Archet A Tokio,’ and is one of the Archet workshops high-grade bows. This bow weighs 60.3 grams & is made from fine pernambucco. Archet pride themselves on having some of the finest quality pernambucco that is currently available anywhere in the world. The stick has been rounded & measures 743mm in length. It has silver lapping & an ebony frog. It is silver mounted with a shell eye. This bow is based on a Peccatte model.
This bow has a strong stick & a heavier feel to it. It has a big & powerful sound. It is well-balanced and has a good level of control, particularly with the heavier strokes. This bow would be suitable for early tertiary study and the advanced musician.
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