CHD Gut Viola Strings
Plain gut strings for baroque viola
recommended in the following gauges:
- A1 string: 0.68 / 0.71 / 0.74
- D2 string: 1.04 / 1.09
- G3 string: 1.42 / 1.50
The name CHD stands for tradition.
The ancestors of the current owner, J. DIETER HOPF luthier,lived in Klingenthal / Markneukirchen. The name HOPF first appeared in 1669 in instrument making. The first detectable luthier of the Hopf family was CASPAR HOPF (1655-1716). His direct descendant CASPAR HOPF II (1677-1711) has long been regarded as the principal talent of this family of makers. Master Tradition – Since that time the skills and expertise have always been passed from father to son – a legacy that was by the early death August Hermann Hopf (1859-1884) unfortunately interrupted. ERNST MAX HOPF (1882-1956) learned the profession of string maker and founded a firm of E.Max Hopf, string makers in 1906. His son WILLY HOPF (1906-1990) string makers were incorporated in 1932 and acquired a Saitenmacherei instrument building workshop. In 1948, for political reasons, the company relocated to Taunusstein-Wehen. Under the name WILLY HOPF & CO they produced strings, woodwind and string instruments.
||Hopf Caspar I Hopf Caspar II Hopf Christian Donat Hopf Georg Friedrich Hopf Friedrich Gottlieb Hopf David Christian Hopf Friedrich Carl Hopf David August Hopf Carl August Hopf August Hermann Hopf Max Ernst Hopf Willy Max Hopf Dieter Johannes
||1655 – 1716 1677 – 1711 1697 – 1736 1716 – 1759 1739 – 1768 1760 – 1803 1782 – 1848 1808 – 1862 1832 – 1888 1859 – 1884 1882 – 1956 1906 – 1990 1936
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