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Pernambuco vs. Carbon Fiber

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Choosing Music

Choosing Music

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What to Look for in a Case

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Customer Reviews

  • Moszkowski, Moritz - Suite in g minor, Op 71 - Two Violins and Piano - edited by Waldo Lyman - International Music Co | 0728 111

    Great Edition!

    Champion Essay - 01/01/2013

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    Teka Ebony Violin Chinrest - Medium Plate | 1118 E

    Finally comfortable

    MICHELLE DEMENT - 12/27/2014

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  • Flesch Ebony Violin Chinrest - Center Mounted with No Hump | 1120 F

    Helped this Beginner Player Get Pitch Improvement

    LEANN SWIECZKOWSKI - 10/23/2012

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  • Flesch Ebony Violin Chinrest - Center Mounted with No Hump | 1120 F

    Like the center position

    Anonymous - 09/02/2011

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    Strad Pad Chinrest - Medium - Elastic Attach | 1121 M

    I like the product but.....

    KATHRYN KATSENES - 02/23/2017

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  • Slide on Violin Mute | 1162

    Quick & Effective

    ROBERT BABS - 12/27/2012

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  • Hill Light Rosin for Violin, Viola, and Cello | 1190

    Wonderful Rosin

    Anonymous - 11/01/2012

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    Bernardel Rosin for Violin Viola or Cello | 1197

    I used it because it was free.

    Anonymous - 12/31/2014

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  • Resonans Violin Shoulder Rest - 4/4 size - Tall Height | 1207 H

    Resonans are better than their reputation

    Anonymous - 09/18/2011

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  • Tourte Original Mute for Violin or Viola - Single | 1305

    great mute

    Anonymous - 11/05/2015

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    Perlman, George - Indian Concertino for Violin and piano - Carl Fischer | 1313 005

    *Sigh*... this piece must be great...

    Anonymous - 01/23/2012

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  • Finissima Violin Mute | 1320

    OK Mute; Not Much Difference

    GRACE LEE - 10/24/2012

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  • Kinder Chinder Pad for Shoulder Rest or Chinrest - Large | 1327 L

    Comfort

    MINH VO - 12/31/2014

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    Glue Granules-8 Oz | 1331

    Just the stuff you need!

    Anonymous - 01/04/2013

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  • Millant Deroux Rosin for Violin, Viola, or Cello | 1340

    Good general use rosin

    Anonymous - 04/10/2013

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  • Ultra Violin Practice Mute - Rubber (fits 1/16 - 1/4 size) | 1380 14

    Wonderful for 1/8 & under...possibly iffy for 1/4

    Anonymous - 12/30/2012

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    Wolf Forte Primo Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 3/4 - 4/4 size) | 1443

    More height than most Shoulder Rests

    LEANN SWIECZKOWSKI - 10/23/2012

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  • Wolf Forte Secondo Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 3/4 - 4/4 size) | 1444

    My favorite shoulder rest

    KRIS MORRISON - 03/20/2011

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  • Wolf Forte Secondo Junior Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 1/4 - 1/2 size) | 1444 J

    excellent product

    ANDREA MUELLER - 12/28/2012

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    Vitali, Tomaso - Chaconne in G Minor - Violin and Piano - arranged by Ferdinand David - Schirmer | 1480 110

    Do some research first

    JOE LARQUIN - 01/06/2013

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