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Violin

  • If your child doesn’t already have a violin, check our guide on how to get the ideal kids’ violin for him or her. Also, we wrote a guide on violin tuners, comparing and reviewing them, so make sure to check out this post if you want to find more. When you start to play the violin, things are complicated. You have to learn how to hold the instrument, how to stand in a good posture…
  • Before reading this guide you might want to know that we have also written an article on finding the best first violin for you or your child if he or she is at the start of a musical career. For a violin to feel smooth you also need the sound of a warm violin string, so make sure to check our guide on the best strings too. Experts can distinguish a Stradivarius from a copy…
  • If you are just starting to play the violin and aren’t sure if synthetic strings are better than the gut or steel ones, read our article on that and see what’s best for you. And if you’re a beginner, you might also want to read what we have to say about Kun violin rests and other shoulder rest models. Learning to play the violin takes time and, unfortunately, this instrument is one that is harsh…
  • Before diving deeper into the concept of memorizing the string names, you should also have a look at our violin string comparison that we made in another article. You might also be interested in reading our recent article about the best violin shoulder rests. Knowing how to name the 4 violin strings is important in your learning process. It’s a piece of information that you need to know in order to improve your playing ability…
  • Many players can struggle with achieving the correct posture, but that is because they don’t know how to put on a shoulder rest yet. Fortunately, we wrote an article on that already, and if you’re looking for more information about this beautiful instrument, you can also check our article as well as our Cecilio violin reviews. Using a shoulder rest and pad A violin player should first learn how to get a good posture. To…
  • We already wrote an article on what we think are the best strings for violins out there, so we thought it would be a great idea to also share some tips on how to change your strings with ease. It is advisable to ask your teacher or a professional to guide you through the process of how to change the strings, but if you can’t do that, we’ve got some advice for you. Preparations Before…
  • Because we discussed in another article about some unique violins, we thought it would be a great idea to also give you some information on how to tune your violin, especially if you are a beginner. If you aren’t accustomed to the process yet, you can find more info on violin tuners in one of our other articles. Things to pay attention to The violin is a precise musical instrument which has four strings that…
  • If you love the sound of the violin but also like to experiment with new music styles and gear, an electric violin is a great choice. Of course, once you purchase one you will need additional equipment such as tuners for violins and some extra cables. However, what should you consider when buying a violin? Here are 5 things that we think are important. Your budget You can find electric violins in many price ranges,…
  • We love discussing violins, so much that we’ve also written an article about some of the best Cecilio violins for sale. So make sure to check that too after you finish reading this. Electric violins have been around for some time – in fact, they may be older than you expect. Using a pickup, they capture the sound produced by the strings and with the help of an amplifier they give out a beautiful, somewhat…
  • All orchestral string instruments deserve to be correctly maintained. To do so appropriately, one has to invest in a couple of practical accessories. To assist you in your quest of finding reliable products of this kind, we have put together a list of items that are worthy of your time and attention. Quality strings No matter if you play the viola, the violin or the cello, it is essential that you purchase high-quality strings. If…
  • If you have already learned how to tune your violin by reading this article, you should also get familiar with the process of changing its strings. Because, at first, this task might seem overly complicated, we have decided to help you out by putting together a step-by-step guide that you are likely to find practical. Start by removing the old strings The first thing that you have to do in order to change the strings…
  • Learning how to play the violin as an adult beginner is not easy. Because we feel like it is important for you to know just how challenging this process can be, we have decided to lend you a hand. As a result, we have prepared a short but inclusive article that contains all the info that you should know on the topic. Practice makes perfect First things first, all novice players should know that learning…
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