CS9/ 90A Handmade Brescian-style Violin by Alex Janonyte, 2018. Sound sample


Handmade Brescian-style violin. With Evah Pirazzi Gold strings with a back length of 35.6 cm. Labelled ‘Agne Janonyte 2018 UK No.5‘.

Professional player opinion: ‘This handsome instrument , in the style of Maggini , is beautifully crafted and offers a sweet, pleasing mellow sound with pleasing depth’. 


Well-made violin. ‘Maggini 1630’ model. Two-piece maple back with medium grain and tight flame. Spruce front with fine grain. Ebony fittings.  Golden-brown oil varnish with an antique finish. With the stop length of 32.5 cm. The violin has an inlayed back inspired by Gasparo De Salo.

Alex Janonyte is a graduate of the Newark School of violin-making.

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