Antonio Giuliani Violin Outfit
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Antonio Giuliani Violin Outfit

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The Antonio Giuliani Violin ~ Road to Lisdoonvarna | KV (00:40)
Katie Jane plays the traditional tune Road to Lisdoonvarna on Kennedy Violins' Antonio Giuliani violin. Visit us at to learn more and purchase the Antonio Giuliani and other string instruments.

Other Details

D'Addario Prelude
Giuliani Premier
Kennedy Classic
Custom-Fit French Aubert
Select Spruce & Maple Tonewoods
100% Genuine Ebony
Hand-Rubbed Oil & Spirit Varnish
Warm, Strong & Projective
Available Size:
4/4 (Full)
Recommended Upgrades:
Dominant Strings & Eco Case
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Product Description

The Antonio Giuliani Violin is a truly beautiful and unique instrument, made from select maple and spruce tone woods grown in cold climates, high elevations.  Each Giuliani violin has its own stunningly tiger-striped flame across the ribs, back, and scroll of the instrument, highlighted with a warm, rich, reddish-brown varnish. The violins come strung with steel-core D'Addario Prelude Strings. Hear the Giuliani played live in the following performance videos

The Kennedy Violins Difference

What makes Kennedy Violins string instruments the best on the market? First, we purchase each violin directly from the maker — a rare and highly effective business practice that lowers our cost and allows us to pass the savings to you. Next, all final assembly and FREE setup is performed locally in our Washington State shop by our professionally trained luthier staff. NO assembly or setup is required with a violin that is ready to play from the moment you open the case. With both the highest-rated violins and customer service in the U.S., we are the only company confident enough to back up our instruments with our lifetime warranty and 45-day money-back guarantee. Experience the Kennedy Violins difference today!

Detailed Craftsmanship

Professional setup and detailed finish work on the Giuliani is done with utmost attention. More time is spent on the final carving of the top plate, which greatly improves sound quality. Similarly, more time is spent in the precise placement and fit of the sound posts and bass bar to enhance the resonance of the instrument. As a result, the violin is very comfortable to hold, offers excellent playability, and is responsive to the most subtle nuances of musical expression.

Finishing Touches

Finishing touches include gold-toned decorative eyes on the fittings (including the tailpiece, pegs, and end button) that give the violin both elegant character and visual appeal. The use of mother-of-pearl inlay adds value to the instrument as it involves a traditional technique of inserting both metal and iridescent shell into the wood and smoothing the surface of the piece.

Tone Quality

The Antonio Giuliani Violin is both a truly beautiful work of art as well as an instrument that is invigorating to play because of its wonderful sound and playability. Players describe its sound as sweet, strong, and projective.

Outfit Features

The complete Antonio Giuliani Violin Outfit comes with the following:

  • Shipping within two business days. In-shop luthiers allow same-day shipping on some orders.
  • Availability in 4/4 (full-size)
  • Your choice of a professional, full-suspension Kennedy Classic Violin Case or optional case upgrade including
    • padded straps
    • storage compartments for shoulder rests and rosin
    • multiple bow-holders
    • hygrometer
  • Our Giuliani Premier Violin Bow featuring
    • fully-mounted ebony frog with leather grip and ornate abalone slide
    • octaganal Brazilwood stick wound with genuine silver
    • high-grade Mongolian horse hair
  • Gold-toned decorative mother-of-pearl eyes on the fittings (including tailpiece, pegs, and end button)
  • ProfessionalPirastro Rosin
  • Professional steel-core D'Addario Prelude Strings
  • A full set of wound-steel backup strings
  • FREE expert setup by our professional luthier staff
  • Inlaid ebony purfling
  • Hand-crafted French Aubert maple bridge
  • 100% high-grade ebony pegs, fingerboard, chinrest, and tailpiece
  • Kennedy Violins’ 45-day money-back guarantee
  • Coverage by our Lifetime Warranty
  • Excellent customer service by string players on staffRead our reviews!
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Product Reviews

  1. Wonderful instrument, amazing service! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 9th Mar 2018

    After long considerations and many warnings that violins should never be bought online I decided anyway to try online purchase and am SO glad that i did.

    After long research due to many great online references about Kennedy violins i decided to try one of their products. As I am form Europe and the shipment costs are quite high after some discussions with Amy form Kennedy violins i decided to upgrade form initial choice to Antonio Giuliani.

    The Violin is simply amazing! It is a gift to my wife who has played a lot as a student and now decided to return to the instrument. Comparing to current instrument it is like day to night and she really feel in love with it. Sound is marvellous and the looks - it is simply beautiful!

    Greatest thanks to Amy, she was so patient and helpful! I truly recommend this instrument and Kennedy Violins as a company, judging from my experience you will not be disappointed by choosing them. And don't be afraid of online purchases, just choose reliable supplier.

  2. The Most Beautiful Violin .... It is my inspiration-THANK-YOU! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Feb 2013

    I am on a personal journey to reconnect with people and expand my base of life long friends. I rediscovered the violin after taking a few lessons in elementary school by attending a Christmas play in Wasilla, Alaska called "Cotton Patch Gospel." I began to research on the internet how to read music, buy a violin, and the history of violins. I determined my budget, set my goals on an instrument that was a work of art, and talked to as many people as I could to find more friends.

    To my surprise, I received a few donations from my friends and people I met, mainly words of encouragment-very helpful. I shopped several music stores, various internet web-sites and discovered Kennedy's Violins. Amazing!

    I spoke with Heather on several occations - Excellent Customer Service. Each time, I gained more insight into my purchase. Some day, I wish to own a violin that has history and beauty but until then, I have a beautiful work of art at an Excellent price.

    The violin, upgraded case, upgraded strings, tuner, rosin, lesson book and customer service exceeded by expectations. I'm just a beginner but, this violin will give me years of joy. THANK-YOU!

  3. Impressive performance, unbeatable value 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Jan 2013

    I wanted this instrument to split the difference between my good-quality student violin (at roughly half the Giuliani's MSRP) and my del Gesu Il Cannone copy (at roughly twice ditto). It fulfills that goal admirably; if anything, it's closer to the Guarneri copy, making it an unbeatable value.

    APPEARANCE: Visually very attractive. Maple back and sides beautifully flamed. Grain on the spruce top generally quite tight and very even. Finish virtually flawless except in a couple of tiny, very hard-to-find areas with zero effect on tone, playability, or general appearance.

    SETUP: Overall the most meticulous setup I've seen yet from a dealer on the Web; not many brick-and-mortar shops would do better. Props to the luthiers!

    TONE AND PLAYABILITY: Exceptionally responsive! Excellent volume and superb projection. Tone darkly sweet (or sweetly dark?). More than holds its own with dreadnaught guitars and resonator banjos, and should even hang in with brass.

    OTHER OUTFIT COMPONENTS: Outstanding. Case: Excellent. Rosin, cleaning cloth, and set of spare strings included. Octagonal bow.

    SUMMARY: Giuliani Violin Outfit represents outstanding value in an exceptionally capable instrument. Kennedy Violins sales info highly informative. Top-notch setup and great after-sale customer support. Five stars.

Warranty Information

Kennedy Violins Inc. warrants its instruments to be free of defect in material and construction for the lifetime of the product. Cases are warranted to be free of defect in materials and workmanship for one year from the date of purchase. Please see our Warranty page for limitations and restrictions to this warranty. Kennedy Violins Inc. will, at its option, repair or replace any item found to have been defective in materials or manufacture under the terms stated here. Kennedy Violins Inc. shall be the sole arbiter of eligibility for warranty repair or replacement. Kennedy Violins Inc. liability is limited to repair or replacement of defective items.