Don Tatem - Evita
Number 331, January 1993
Length of back : 16" (406 mm)
String length : 359 mm
This viol pattern 5-string viola is finished with a rich dark red varnish. Its distinctive sloping shoulders allow for ease of access to the upper registers on the E string, whilst retaining a warm depth of tone in the bass.
Here is a recording of Jonathan Hill playing one of Don Tatem's 5-string violas, the Quintus: click here to download.
For more on Jonathan please click here.