Anatoly Kochergin

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Anatoly Kochergin

Instrument: violin

Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars with a bow

Violin maker: Anatoly Kochergin

Date: 1970

Town: Moscow

Country: Russian Federation

Owner: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s Collection of Violins

Inventory number: KIL-85, identification no. MKiS XV-c-85

Provenance: bough on 14 May 1972 after the H. Wieniawski Competition in Poznań

Description: classic model after Guarneri del Gesù; two-piece belly from old spruce; two-piece back from old sycamore; lacquer in brown-red shades; rosewood tuning pegs and tailpiece, ebony fingerboard

Inscriptions: printed label in a rectangular frame reading Анаmолий Кочергин / г. Москва [A†K] 19(70 г.)  [Anatolij Kochergin / Moscow [A†K] 19(70 r.)]

Measurements: body length 357 mm, upper bout 165 mm, middle bout 110 mm, lower bout 205 mm, total length 596 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore, rosewood, ebony

Prizes: Fifth Prize at the 1972 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań (equal with Mieczysław Bielański, KIL-86)

Catalog card: based on the Union of Polish Artist Violin Makers’ documentation

KIL 85, G.P. Telemann, Fantasia in B-flat major, TWV 40:14, Allegro, rec. Katarzyna Denkiewicz

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