Atelier Puglisi is very proud to have the opportunity of presenting this instrument for sale.
A beautifully crafted cello by Master Maker Robert Blaszauer, Budapest, from 2013. A powerful and clear sounding instrument suitable for all professional requirements.
This Cello is very individualised with a long scroll and stunning antiquing and is a joy to play! It has been recently set up with new bridge, fingerboard, sound post, and neck projection to make this a truly enjoyable responsive experience!
The tone is very powerful, rich and warm. Blaszauer has a reputation for creating exceptional modern instruments and specializes in baroque instruments. His aim is to create instruments to last lifetimes, to be cherished forever. His enthusiasm and passion for music and creating is very easily felt and heard in the performance of his instruments.
This instrument features a rich and dark red-brown antiqued varnish.
"ROBERT BLASZAUER WAS BORN IN PECS, HUNGARY IN 1961. UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYE OF HIS GRANDFATHER, A WOOD SCULPTOR, ROBERT BEGAN HIS APPRENTICESHIP AT THE AGE OF SEVEN. IT WAS IN HIS GRANDFATHER'S ATELIER THAT ROBERT LEARNED TO FORM THE GENTLE CURVES OF THE WOOD, SHAPING THE FINE ART OF THE MUSIC EACH PIECE WOULD PRODUCE. WHILE HONING HIS CARVING SKILLS, HE ALSO DEVELOPED A STRONG TALENT AND ENTHUSIASM FOR PLAYING CLASSICAL MUSIC.
ROBERT GRADUATED FROM THE WORKSHOP OF PAL SARANSZKY WITH A MASTERS DEGREE , FOLLOWED BY A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN AUSTRIA. HE PRESENTED HIS WORKS AT SEVERAL EXHIBITIONS ACROSS EUROPE, INCLUDING AUSTRIA, GERMANY, BELGIUM AND THE NETHERLANDS.
HE NOW HAS HIS OWN WORKSHOP IN BUDAPEST WHERE HE HAS RESIDED SINCE 1992 AND CONTINUES TO SET NEW GOALS IN PRODUCING THE FINEST STRING INSTRUMENTS FOR HIS DEVOTED FOLLOWING AND NEW CUSTOMERS"
upper bout: 35.5cm
lower bout: 45.5cm
middle bout: 24.4cm
body length: 76cm
"HIS INSTRUMENTS ARE CHARACTERIZED BY STRONG SOUND, RICH IN COLOUR WELL PERCEIVED IN LARGE CONCERT HALL, ALSO APART FROM HIS PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE, HE IS A WONDERFUL HUMAN BEING." NOBUKO IMAI
This cello has now sold to a very lucky young cellist!
Price is inclusive of 10% Australian Goods and Services Tax.