Callier-Scollard Violins
Craig Scollard

50 E. Green St. Suite 142
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 795-2870

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Pocket Violin

The pocket violin that was made for Dave Rubinoff.

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pochette
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Tuesday, 05/04/2021
Anne Rardin
Pochette or Violon de poche - meaning pocket in French. There is a famous Baroque-era violin used by "dance masters" called a pochette or a kit - an almost direct descendent of the Middle Eastern rebec. A passable description & some good photos click here. Usually their sound is quite small and a little strident.
Stradivarius even made one at least. (I bet his kit makes a good sound.) I saw a Stradivarius Pochette in the Musee de la Musique in Paris a few summers ago!

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