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Robust Student Instrument
This student cello is a sturdy and reliable instrument ideal for beginners and younger musicians. The body is made from an antique varnished, laminate Spruce top and Basswood back and sides, making it lightweight, tough and flexible. The inlaid purfling helps to protect against cracks forming at the edge of the instrument and allows the top to flex more freely.
The Ebonized Hardwood fingerboard prevents the build-up of moisture and ensures a long lasting instrument. The solid Maple bridge and metal tailpiece are hard wearing and durable fittings. Easy to use, fine tuners on the tailpiece allow for simple and quick tuning.
This cello produces a warm and even sound throughout the registers. The steel core strings create a clear and crisp tone as the beginner develops proper playing technique. Each string has silk wrappings to help students identify the notes and to create friction against the tuning pegs.
Includes Bow, Rosin and Case
The cello comes with everything the beginner needs to get playing straight away. The bow, made from hardwood, is easy to use and robust, meaning it will withstand the stresses of students learning proper bowing techniques. A half mounted frog and Ebony adjuster make it easy to use and comfortable to hold.
The canvas covered case is easy to carry and provides reliable protection for the instrument. Wheels on the bottom mean it can be rolled around and shoulder straps mean it can be put on your back with ease. Pockets both inside and out are handy to store the included rosin and other accessories.
If you're just starting out or are simply looking for a more complete set-up, you may be interested in the Gear4music 4/4 Cello Beginner Pack, which comes with a number of additional extras including music stand, spare strings and cleaning kit.
Features & Specifications
- Body: Hand finished laminated wood
- Top: Laminated Spruce
- Sides: Basswood
- Back: Basswood
- Finish: Antique oil varnish
- Bridge: Fitted maple
- Neck: Maple with ebonized fingerboard
- Tuning Pegs: Ebonized Maple fitted
- Endpin: Ebonized Maple
- Tailpiece: Metal with four integral fine tuners
- Total Height: 1280mm-1660mm
- Body Width: Upper Bout 357mm, Waist 260mm, Lower Bout 450mm
- Body Depth: 275mm
- Type: Round stick hardwood with horsehair
- Adjuster: Ebony with two nickel bands
- Lapping: Nickel silver with leather thumbpiece
- Tip: ABS
- Case: Canvas covered featherweight hard case with zips, straps and zippable sheet music pocket
- Rosin: Included
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