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Scott Cao Violins

   Scott Cao is listed as one of the best contemporary violin makers in the world and he specializes in recreating copies of famous instruments, specifically those made by Antonio Stradivari and Guiseppe Guarneri del Gesu.

   His instruments are in the hands of professional players and have received countless awards, including winning the Tone award from the Violin Society of America six times.

Scott Cao builds violins in different model levels to suit differing needs. Click here to learn specifics about the different models.

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  • Scott Cao 1735 D'Egville

    About the Scott Cao 1735 D'Egville  Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800...

    About the Scott Cao 1735 D'Egville  Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-380-5979 customerservice@violinpros.com Louis D'Egville was a collector and his initials are inlaid on the back at the button. The late Sir Yehudi Menuhin spoke highly of this Guarneri violin and borrowed it for concert use from Professor Lutz of Braunschweig. Reproductions of the 1735 D'Egville are available in the STV 1500 models by Scott Cao. All models of Scott Cao Violins are professionally ...

    $4,140.00

  • Scott Cao 1716 Messiah

    About the Scott Cao 1716 Messiah Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-3...

    About the Scott Cao 1716 Messiah Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-380-5979 customerservice@violinpros.com The Messiah is considered the greatest surviving Stradivari violin by most leading experts, and this replica truly lives up to its heritage. Thickness graduation maps of the "Messiah" violin show similar characteristics to those of the Betts (1704), Cremonese (1715), Tuscan-Medici (1716), and other Golden Age Stradivarius violins. Top plates are generally thi...

    $1,125.00 $4,140.00 (4 variants)

  • Scott Cao 1714 Vieuxtemps

    Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-380-5979 customerservice@violinpro...

    Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-380-5979 customerservice@violinpros.com Vieuxtemps played on this violin for over 15 years, and in his letter of 1878, he refers to it as his old friend and inseparable companion. Vieuxtemps also mentions that the violin helped him compose his D minor concerto (no.4, op.31) which was published around 1850. It is highly likely that he would have given the premiere of his 4th and 5th concertos, which date from 1850 and 1861 on this ...

    $1,125.00 $7,200.00 (5 variants)

  • Scott Cao 1890 Scarampella

    About the Scott Cao 1890 Scarampella Stefano Scarampella is regarded as one of the foremost maker...

    About the Scott Cao 1890 Scarampella Stefano Scarampella is regarded as one of the foremost makers of the early 20th century. This Scott Cao model is a typical full pattern that produces a large, robust tone. Reproductions of the 1890 Scarampella are available in the STV 850, 950 and 1500 models by Scott Cao. All models of Scott Cao Violins are professionally setup and ready to play. Click here to learn more about the differences between the Scott Cao violin models.  Scott Cao Scarampella Mea...

    $1,125.00 $7,200.00 (5 variants)

  • Scott Cao 1734 Diable

    About the Scott Cao 1734 Diable   In 1849, Saint-Léon devised and performed, both as dancer and v...

    About the Scott Cao 1734 Diable   In 1849, Saint-Léon devised and performed, both as dancer and violinist, a piece composed by Pugni entitled "Le Violon du Diable", and this name has stayed with the instrument ever since. Reproductions of the 1734 Diable are available in the STV 950 and 1500 models by Scott Cao. All models of Scott Cao Violins are professionally setup and ready to play. Click here to learn more about the differences between the Scott Cao violin models.   Scott Cao 1734 Diable...

    $2,430.00 $7,200.00 (3 variants)

  • Scott Cao 1716 Medici

    About the Scott Cao 1716 Medici Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-38...

    About the Scott Cao 1716 Medici Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-380-5979 customerservice@violinpros.com   Displayed at Stradivari's 250-year anniversary in Cremona in 1987. This instrument figures in Fetis's book "Stradivarius," published in 1856, as one of the makers finest works. It is not clear how this instrument became part of the Medici collection. Perhaps it was made as a replacement for one of the 1690 quintet. In the 1850s, there was a dispute concernin...

    $4,140.00

  • Scott Cao 1715 Emperor

    About the Scott Cao 1715 Emperor Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-3...

    About the Scott Cao 1715 Emperor Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-380-5979 customerservice@violinpros.com The celebrated violin universally known as "The Emperor" can justly claim to be one of the finest instruments that ever left the hands of Antonio Stradivari. The tone of "The Emperor "is brilliant, rich, and sonorous. In a large concert hall, it's carrying power is marvelous. Reproductions of the 1715 Emperor are available in the STV 950 and 1500 models by Sc...

    $2,610.00 $4,140.00 (2 variants)

  • Scott Cao 1709 Viotti

    About the Scott Cao 1709 Viotti Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-38...

    About the Scott Cao 1709 Viotti Please call or email to check availability on this model. 800-380-5979 customerservice@violinpros.com   Created with professional craftsmanship, the wood of the Viotti is superior and the ruby-like varnish makes this violin incomparable. In France the Viotti was admired and highly sought after among the instrument-makers of the time, most notably Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. The first biography of Stradivari appeared in the middle of the century by François Fetis....

    $1,710.00 $7,200.00 (4 variants)

Scott Cao Violins