Viola Bow by W E Dorfler
Egidius Dörfler made the master workshop to what it is today by means of perfection, extremely high quality standards and artistic intuition. It is for this reason that the Master Bows bear his name.
Dörfler Master Bows exercise a maximum of influence to sound, purity, strength and polish of the tone. It is only the Dörfler Master Bow which enables the art of playing to be put into its true light:
Through the contact with this bow, the string instrument player can influence the process of the first stroke of the bow in so many ways, that tonal effect and transitions through all levels of the tonal strength produce the desired effects.
It is no wonder that more and more musicians select a Dörfler Master Bow. The appreciation of the Dörfler Master Bow’s characteristics is certainly the most important reason for this.
Harmony not only delights the ears but also the eyes. To ensure that Dörfler bows, with their out of the ordinary tonal qualities and exceptional aesthetics, continue to inspire, the design of a number of bows has been optimized.
To achieve a new harmonic overall appearance of the violin bow head, on brazil wood and pernambuco bows, the rounding of the head’s rear edge has been altered. Also the cello bow head has a new form. It is now somewhat slimmer and more stylish than before.
The Dörfler Master Bow is a handmade top quality product. Precious and exquisite materials guarantee a long life span. Pernambuco wood is used predominantly; the only wood of which the flexibility and tension constantly fulfil the high quality standards of the Dörfler Master Bow production. It is a prerequisite for the masterly art of giving the bow, through exact bending, the greatest possible tension at the ideal weight.
The bow hair consists exclusively of natural white horse hair from selected steppe horses of Inner Asia. Hair which never waves or becomes rotten. The elaborate mountings of mother of pearl and precious metals on the pore free ebony frog are valuable refinements, which lend the Dörfler Master Bows their relevant appearance and long lifetime.
Dörfler is committed to sustainability of used resources – especially to the reforestation of pernambuco wood, which comes from northern and central east Brazil.
This rare tree species is listed under Cites 2* since June 2007, which means that the export is covered by far more effort than before. Dörfler is a member of the I.P.C.I organisation, which takes care of the reforestation of this valuable tree species. However as the trees grow very slowly, it will take some time before they can be used for bow making.
*Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
The round stick of pernambuco of an orange-brown colour, silver mounted ebony frog inlaid with Parisian eye. Three part silver adjuster inlaid with pearl eye and pearl on ebony facets.
Stamped ‘W.E.DORFLER **’ on the shaft
Condition as new
Delivery & Returns
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