The elegant one-piece back of gently-flamed maple catches the eye. and the pure. angelic voice of this Core Select model captures the spirit of Stradivari’s 1707 “La Cathedrale”. The patiently-seasoned top spruce gives the player a vibrant. flexible response capable of a variety of styles. Adjusted with Larsen Virtuoso strings. Body length - 354 mm, Upper Bout - 167 mm, Lower Bout - 207 mm.