Marcello Villa e Vittorio Villa
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Vittorio and Marcello Villa
are Italian violin makers. In their workshop in
Cremona, Italy, they make violins, violas, cellos,
bowed baroque instruments according to Stradivari,
Guarneri, Amati's violinmaking style.
Both Marcello and Vittorio 's particular passion is reproduction of Stradivari and Amati inlaid instruments, which they believe to be the quintessence of artistic and technical perfection.
Marcello Villa was born in Monza in 1965. He graduated in 1983 at the International School of Violin-making in Cremona, obtaining the highest possible merit in his final year. Marcello Villa was awarded in many violin making competitions as you can read in his web pages. His instruments distinguish themselves for many reasons: beauty and fine acoustics. For many years he has been dedicated to the reproduction of classical Italian instruments. He has made copies of instruments by Andrea Amati, Nicola Amati, Andrea Guarneri, Francesco Ruggeri, Guarneri del Gesł, Antonio Stradivari, all of which have been particularly appreciated in the U.S.A., Germany and Japan. Baroque-specialised musicians have shown great interest in his period instruments: viola d'amore, viola da gamba, pochette, lira da braccio, baroque violin, baroque viola, baroque cello.
Vittorio Villa was
born in Monza in 1961. He has a Conservatory Diploma
in Violin playing and has performed as a violinist
with important Italian orchestras. He graduated in
1992 at the International School of Violin-making in
Cremona. Also teacher at the same institute, he
furthermore had the opportunity to research the
aspects of physical acoustics in the field of bowed
instruments. It is due to this background, both as a
performer and as a researcher, that Vittorio Villa's
instruments are sought after by musicians for their
sound quality in addition to their fine workmanship.