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"The String House is a wonderful Rochester musical resource and has been a great help to both our family and our pupils over the years."

Steven Doane
Professor of Cello
Eastman School of Music




Bows  

To the player the choice of bow is critical to the overall sound of his instrument, and will invariably enhance one's ability to perform. A bow may be selected for any number of reasons, but in the end, the choice is always personal in nature.

From student to virtuoso, The String House has always felt it imperative to provide a wide range of select bows to meet the players needs. Our collection consists of today's fine contemporary makers as well as the English and French masters of the "Old School". The following is a partial list of bows available at The String House:
  VIOLIN BOWS: 
Violin Bows $20,000-$100,000
 
Violin Bows $6,000-$19,000
M.A. Husson c.1925 S/E
Violin Bows $3,600-$5,500
Augagneur-Bergeron S/E
J.M. Philibert S/E
P. Serdet S/E
Charles Nicolas Bazin N/E
Francois Lotte N/E
Siegfried Finkel S/E
Otto A. Hoyer
R. Weichold S/E
Heinz Dolling S/E
Albert Nurnberger S/E (4)
August Rau S/E
Grandini N/E
 Alfons Riedl G/M
 
Violin Bows $750-$1,200
Joseph Richter
Monteverde
Tourte
L. Bausch
F. Schaeffer Brasil
Peccatte
Conrad Gotz***
Grim Berlin
Horst John*
Oskar C. Meinel
C. Lozer Brasil
 Violin Bows $2,400-$3,500
J.T.L. S/E
Christian Wanka
Manoel Francesco S/E
Carl-Suess S/E
Johs O. Paulus Engraved Silver
Jerome Thibouville-Lamy S/E (6)
Otto A. Hoyer S/E "Pariser"
H.R. Pfretzschner S/E
A.E. Prager S/E
Horst Schicker G/E
Adolf C. Schuster S/E (4)
R. Weichold-Dresden
 
Violin Bows $1,200-$2,400
Ludwig
E. Reidel***
Otto Pfretzschner
E. Herrmann
Edwin Herrmann
Albert Herrmann
Albert Schuster
Alois Sandner
J.E. Chorlian
Paul Richard Heberlein
Klaus W. Uebel
Andreas Uebel
Ernst Kreusler
Valdecir** (2)
Jacobus Hornsteiner
Weichold a Dresden
J.T.L.
Marcel Fetique a Paris
 
Violin Bows $350-$650
A. Nardi
R.F. Hoyer
Guy Jeandel
H.C. Pfretzschner
G. Werner (3)
Karl Beck
Vuillaume a Paris
Andreus Morelli
John Brasil (7)
Alessandro Carlesso
Dodd
Walter Mettal
Tourte
Leon Pique
Valdecir
Durro
Marco Raposo
Bausch
Raymundo Almeida
 
VIOLA BOWS  
Viola Bows $3,000-$30,000
Georg Lyon Lamy S/E
Marcel LaPierre
Siegfried Finkel
W.E. Hill & Sons
E. Solar
French c.1840
Malcolm Taylor G/M
Malcolm Taylor S/E
Rodney Mohr
Garner Wilson G/M
Marc LaBerte S/E
 
 
Viola Bows $900-$3,000
D. Silveira
D. Fracalossi Brasil
Emile Dupree
Georg Werner
Chagas Brasil
Horst John
Raymundo Almeida
P. Solar Madrid
Wm. Moennig & Son
Klaus W. Uebel (4)
Andreas Uebel
Bausch
Wm. Moennig & Son S/E
R. Dotschkail G/E
 
 
Viola Bows $400-800
Raymundo Almeida
R.A. Meinel
Danilo Cecato
F.C. Pfretzschner
Gotz
Hermann Luger
H.R. Wilhelm
Bausch
DeMarchi
H.R. Pfretzschner
Lubos Odlas
Ernst Kreusler
Horst Schicker
Touret
Alfred Knoll
 
CELLO BOWS
Cello Bows $3,000-$25,000
John "Kew" Dodd
W.E. Hill & Sons S/E (Bishop)
Charles Bazin
Marie Louis Piernot
Ole Kanestrom S/M
Edwin Hermann 
Armanini Cremona
J.P. Knoll
R. Dotschkail*** S/E
Rodney D. Mohr
H.R. Pfretzschner
Bausch/Knopf Workshop N/E
Andreas Uebel S/E
Albert Kramling S/E
R. Weichold S/E
Heinz Dolling*** S/E
 
 
Cello Bows $450-$3,000
Emile Dupree (2)
M. Kloss
R.F. Hoyer
F.C. Pfretzschner
Ernst Ritter
DeMarchi
Schaeffer Brasil
T. Pamolin-Brasil 3/4 Size
Lothar Seifert
A. Carvalho Brasil
W.E. Dorfler***
V.A. Pfeil
D. Chagas Brasil
D. Silveira
Roderich Paesold**
Klaus W. Uebel
Andreas Uebel
Bausch
E. Werner
 
 
 
BASS BOWS - Pernambuco
Albert Nurnberger N/E F
Jerome Thibouville-Lamy S/E F
Robert Reichel N/E G
H.R. Pfretzschner Workshop N/E F
A. Carvalho S/E F
 
A. Carvalho S/E F
Emil Dupree N/E F
Claudmano Santos S/E G
Valdecir N/E G
Unstamped N/E F
Unstamped N/E G
 
 CODA BOW - www.codabow.com CodaBow is the premier family of carbon fiber performance bows for violin, viola, cello and bass. The String House carries the complete line of CODA bows that enhance all levels of performance from student to professional. Please call us for pricing.

ARCOS BRASIL - 
www.arcosbrasil.com Committed to quality, Arcos Brasil has been able to produce student bows of remarkable excellence and make their bows as close to perfection as possible. Contact us for pricing and availability.

JON PAUL BOWS - 
www.jonpaulbows.com JonPaul Bows strongly support conservation efforts to protect dwindling rain forests and wood supplies. Since their start in 1997, JonPaul Bows has pioneered the use of alternative materials to make great-playing carbon fiber composite bows. They also support the production of wood bows made from existing wood stocks and the responsible harvesting of renewable woods.