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Cello - Bernd Dimbath E Class 'Stradivari' Professional Grade Bernd Dimbath E Class 'Stradivari' Professional Grade 4/4 Cello



Bubenreuth Germany; 2015
Professional Instrument

Super powerful projection, especially on the bottom register, and a brilliant, vibrant tone appropriate for solo work. An absolutely inspiring professional-level instrument.

Our Price $24,000.00
Cello - Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Strad' Master Grade Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Stradivari' Master Grade 4/4 Cello (b)

Bubenreuth, Germany; 2013

Nicely focused with both power and responsiveness. Well-balanced overall.

Our Price $19,000.00
Cello - Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Strad' Master Grade Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Stradivari' Master Grade 4/4 Cello (a)

Bubenreuth, Germany, 2014
Master Grade Instrument



Friendly, warm and mellow, this would blend nicely in ensemble work.

Our Price $19,000.00
Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Ruggieri' Master Grade 4/4 Cello Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Ruggieri' Master Grade 4/4 Cello



Model: Francesco Ruggieri anno 1695

Bubenreuth Germany, 2012
Professional Instrument

Sweet, singing upper register. Soaring and clear with few over tones. Huge lower end, good projection. Bold and resonant throughout.

Our Price $19,000.00
Cello 4/4 size - Jan Szlachtowski Master Level Jan Szlachtowski Master Level 'Grancino' 4/4 Cello

Nowy Targ, Poland; 2018


Both resonant and focused, this one has plenty of power and great projection.

Our Price $16,500.00
Cello Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Ruggieri' Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Ruggeri' 4/4 Cello - Used



Bubenreuth, Germany; 2013
Gently used
Rich and big sound, full of colors to explore.


Our Price $16,000.00
Cello 7/8 size - Szlachtowski Professional Grade Jan Szlachtowski Professional Grade 7/8 Cello



Jan's cellos are in high demand as people are discovering more and more the power, range and solo performance sound these instruments possess. This size is better suited for smaller players (5' 4" and under) or players with smaller hands.

Our Price $16,000.00
Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello - Used Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello - Used

Matteo Gofriller 'Schneider'

2013
Gently Used

Rare X7 Gofriller has outstanding tone that has both power and sensitivity. Refined both visually and tonally. Finished with beautiful rich amber varnish. SWEET!! Very gently broken in for you.

Our Price $16,000.00
Cello Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X5 'Gofriller' 4/4 Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X5 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello



Bubenreuth, Germany; 2016

This cello plays and sounds like the much more expensive Dimbath C Class. It has a HUGE sound and incredible power with soloist projection.

Our Price $13,000.00
Cello Emanual Wilfer Gofriller Emanuel Wilfer Master 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello (b)

Möhrendorf, Germany, 2018
Soloist Instrument



This cello is responsive and resonant with a beautiful cathedral-like sound. Full bodied, with plenty of sustain. Crafted custom for Linda West Cellos by a German master craftsman.

Our Price $12,000.00
Cello Emanual Wilfer Gofriller Emanuel Wilfer Master 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello (a)

Möhrendorf, Germany, 2018
Soloist Instrument



Incredibly responsive and powerful-- this cello is exciting to play! It is accessible to players of any level. Hand-made special for Linda West Cellos by a German master craftsman.

Our Price $12,000.00
Rainer Leonhardt ‘Conservatory’ model 704 4/4 Cello Rainer Leonhardt Conservatory model 704 4/4 Cello - Used



The strong core is balanced with a hearty low end, and a clean, smooth D string.

Our Price $9,980.00
Eastman model Frederich Wyss 703 cello Frederich Wyss Model 703 'Guarneri del Gesu' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Easy to play, warm and smokey with a sweet A string. Beautiful red tones in the varnish.

Our Price $7,805.00
Vivo Rogeri 1717 Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello Vivo Rogeri 1717 Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


2018

Great option for a serious music major or aspiring soloist.

Our Price $6,500.00
Vivo Guadagnini 1777 Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello Vivo Guadagnini 1777 Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



2018

A special replica hand-built for Linda West Cellos by a Master Luthier. Slightly smaller than a full size for a more comfortable fit for smaller players.

Our Price $6,500.00
Vivo Limited Edition 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello Vivo Limited Edition 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!




2018

Our Price $6,500.00
Vivo model 150E Rogeri 1717 Replica  4/4 Cello Vivo model 150E Rogeri 1717 Replica 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



2018

Rich & dark with great projection and volume. Great option for a serious music major or aspiring soloist.

Our Price $6,000.00
Vivo 'Big Red' 3/4 Cello Vivo 'Big Red' 3/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!




Huge sound from a 3/4 size cello. Complex and rich, mature voice from 40 year old European tonewoods.

Our Price $6,000.00
Vivo model 150E Guadagnini 1777 Replica 4/4 Cello Vivo model 150E Guadagnini 1777 Replica 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


2018

Slightly smaller than a full size for a more comfortable fit for smaller players.

Our Price $6,000.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber mezzo-forte Hybrid Electric/Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello


Hand-made in Germany
ELECTRIC!!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Great instrument for those who have to deal with the weather often. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee! 2 week wait.

Our Price $5,350.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber Orchestra line mezzo-forte Orchestra Line Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello



Hand-made in Germany!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee!

Our Price $5,250.00
Calin Wultur Model #5 'Piatti Strad' 4/4 Cello Calin Wultur Model #5 'Piatti Strad' 4/4 Cello

2018



Slightly smaller pattern makes this a joy to play and it has a HUGE sound for a Strad!

Our Price $5,140.00
Rudoulf Doetsch model 701 'Guarneri Del Gesu' 4/4 Cello Rudoulf Doetsch model 701 'Guarneri Del Gesu' 4/4 Cello



Strong, warm tone with a clean upper register. Super easy to play!

Our Price $5,110.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 4/4 Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' model 502 4/4 Cello



Copy of Stradivari

Beijing, 2015

Both full of soloist potential as well as forgiving to less than perfect technique, this cello will make an exceptional companion for anyone; from the student cellist wanting a cello that won't stifle musical growth to the young, advanced cellist who needs a showy cello for recitals and concerto competitions.

Our Price $5,100.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber mezzo-forte Design Line Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello

4-string IN STOCK SOON! (10/18/18 ) Purchase now to hold it for you.


Hand-made in Germany!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee!

Our Price $5,000.00
4/4 Jean-Lupot Cello Model 501 2015 Jean-Pierre Lupot 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Would be a excellent choice for an advancing student whose technique is ready to explore their full potential.

Our Price $4,390.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 3/4 Cello Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello - Used

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Model: 502

Beijing, 2016

A beautifully flamed maple back and a highly select spruce top. Each instrument is meticulously calibrated for optimum sound production.

Our Price $4,370.00
Vivo Zetoni model 100 4/4 Cello Vivo Zetoni model 100 4/4 Cello



Powerful, projects well. Excellent response, speaks easily with a light bow.

Our Price $4,150.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 4/4 Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Strad' 4/4 Cello - Used



Bejing, 2012
Limited Edition European Spruce top plate!
This nicely played-in Lombardi has a velvety smooth voice with good full tonal color. Resonant and balanced across the strings in both texture and volume for seamless string crossings.

Our Price $5,000.00
Adjusted Price: $4,000.00

On Trial

Cello C.L.Wynn model 620 Strad C.L. Wynn 620 'Strad' - 4/4 Cello




Creamy sound with the perfect amount of bite. Warm and full with beautiful resonance. This cello would work well for players of all levels and would make a great chamber music instrument.

Our Price $3,900.00
Calin Wultur 'Apprentice' Stradivari - 7/8 Cello Calin Wultur 'Apprentice' Stradivari - 7/8 Cello


Made in Romania, 2018


Wow! This 7/8 has all the features you would expect from a 4/4, in a smaller, more comfy size. Big, full & crisp sound. It is even and super balanced with good sustain and response.


Our Price $3,800.00
Vivo Zetoni model 150E 4/4 Cello Vivo Zetoni model 150E 4/4 Cello

Responsive cello from the top of Vivo's line-up sports European maple tonewoods, giving it a crisp, clear sound, with a big, spunky C string.

Our Price $3,800.00
Sheng Liu #7 - 4/4 Cello Sheng Liu #7 - 4/4 Cello



For the price, you cannot beat the performance. Bold, yet balanced, this cello has excellent projection and a strong core. Best for intermediate through advanced cellists.



Our Price: $3,700.00
Albert Nebel model 601 'Stradivari  - 4/4 Cello Albert Nebel model 601 'Stradivari - 4/4 Cello

Made in Germany



Superbly unique tone quality and an overall amazing sound for a budget-minded price. This instrument would be an exceptional choice for the advancing cellist who is seeking a cello that will inspire continued growth.

Our Price $3,580.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 7/8Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' 7/8 Cello - Used




Model: 502

Beijing, 2016

Our Price $3,400.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 200 Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 200 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello (a)

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Deep, dark and mellow, this is a juicy cello that's easy to play, yet won't hold you back when you want to express yourself more fully.

Our Price $3,400.00
Eastman Advanced Series model 405 'Stradivarius' 4/4 Cello Eastman Advanced Series model 405 'Stradivarius' 4/4 Cello



Great economically priced instrument. Easy to play good for beginner all the way up to advanced.


Our Price $3,370.00

ON TRIAL

Cello Vivo Zetoni model 250E Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 250E 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


European Tonewoods

Appropriate for beginners because of its ease of play, these are also responsive enough for the technical demands of an advanced cellist.

Our Price $3,200.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 250 Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 250 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!




Our Price $3,000.00
Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello



This beautifully flamed, and newly crafted baroque cello is by one of our most popular makers, Vivo. Both resonant and clear, it has that classic, reedy baroque sound.

Our Price $3,400.00
Adjusted Price: $2,900.00
Vivo 'Zetoni' model 300 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Zetoni' model 300 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Beijing, 2018

This Vivo cello would be suited for a quickly advancing, enthusiastic cellist who is on a budget, but requires a cello that will not hold them back as they advance into high level repertoire.

Our Price $2,400.00
Vivo 'Ariana Superior' 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Ariana Superior' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Highest performance you would only expect from a cello costing much more. Appropriate for beginners because of its ease of play, these are also responsive enough for the technical demands of an advancing cellist.


Our Price $2,400.00
Vivo 'Prelude' Strad - 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Prelude' Strad - 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes case and bow!


Beijing, 2018
A budget cello with playability attributes that appeal to even the well seasoned cellist.

Our Price $2,250.00
Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes case and bow!

Our Price $2,100.00
Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Gig Bag and Bow!

Special Model for Beginners

Start your cellist off right with a cello that will encourage practice and promote growth as a young musician. This is a fully carved cello from solid woods with ebony fittings. This is a fine instrument set up properly for playability and tone. Brand new. Comes with bow and padded bag.

Our Price $1,700.00
Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Gig Bag and Bow!



Beijing

Fully solid carved cello with inlayed purfling and ebony fingerboard.

Our Price $1,700.00
Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes

Complete outfit - includes Gig Bag and Bow!



In Stock:
  • 4/4
  • Can be ordered - 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8, 4/4

Perfect upgrade starter instrument c ompletely hand-carved out of solid tonewoods.

Our Price $1,600.00
Wu Ling model 100 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 100 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Gig Bag and Bow!


Our Price $1,300.00

SOLD

Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used

Complete outfit - includes Gig Bag and Bow!


Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Complete package, case and bow.

Our Price $1,300.00
Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used

Complete outfit - includes Gig Bag and Bow!


Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Complete package, case and bow.

Our Price $1,300.00
Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes

Complete outfit - includes Gig Bag and Bow!




In Stock:

  • 1/4, 3/4 and 4/4 sizes
Can be ordered - 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8, 4/4

Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument.

Our Price $1,300.00
Violin Bow Arcus Carbon Fiber  C-series Arcus C-Series Carbon Bow - VIOLIN



Ideal for students and amateurs because unlike most affordable bows they play flawlessly and their rich and complex sound keeps motivating the player.

Starting at $925.00