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Customer Reviews

  • Mozart - No. 3 in G, K. 216 - Cadenzas for the Violin - arranged by Badura-Skoda - Doblinger | 0070 102

    Easiest of the cadenzas for Mozart No. 3

    MARIE QUARANTO - 03/01/2015

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    SHAR Cleaning Cloth - Treated | 1133

    Conflicting info or dual purpose?

    STEPHEN COLANTTI - 12/15/2014

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  • Slide on Violin Mute | 1162

    Recommended

    DAVID BRUNELL - 02/06/2015

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  • Slide on Violin Mute | 1162

    My absolute favorite

    EDWARD POLLAK - 02/24/2015

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    Kun Super Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 4/4 size) | 1313 S

    Improvement Over the Standard Kun Shoulder Rest

    NICHOLAS PAOLELLA - 12/08/2014

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

    Excellent

    Anonymous - 02/15/2015

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  • Ultra Practice Violin Mute | 1380 44

    Awesome for Practice

    ALEXIS THOMPSON - 01/26/2015

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    Ocker, Marshall - Christmas Collection. For string quartet (2 violins, viola, cello). Published by Associated Music Publishers, Inc. | 5690 102

    Good, but many are very "big" sounding with lots of trills

    Anonymous - 12/11/2014

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  • Frost, Robert S. - Christmas Kaleidoscope - Cello - Neil A. Kjos Music Co. | 7117 319

    In the best keys for beginning strings

    Anonymous - 11/23/2014

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  • Klaus Becker® Pernambuco 3 Star Violin Bow | C3 O

    3 Star Bow

    M BAGDON - 12/03/2014

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    R. A. Meinel Pernambuco 1 Star Cello Bow - 3/4 size | CB634

    Great bow!

    KILEY QUINN - 03/03/2015

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  • A Schmidt™ Brazilwood Violin Bow | VBH 12

    1/32 bow

    Anonymous - 02/21/2015

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  • Heritage&#174 Go Violin Case | 577 BLU 44

    nice and light

    MELISSA ADAMS - 11/28/2014

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    Corigliano, John - The Red Violin Caprices for Solo Violin - edited by Joshua Bell - published Schirmer Edition | 0110 110

    Red Violin

    Anonymous - 12/03/2014

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  • Toshira™ TC66 Shaped Violin Case | TC66 X BLU 116

    Great, lightweight case

    JEFFREY JOHNSON - 01/24/2015

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  • Heritage® Bass Bag with Wheels | HBBW450 34

    heritage bass bag w/wheels

    Terry Martin - 01/25/2015

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    Karl Joseph Schneider® Premier Viola - 16 inch | KJS70V16

    Karl Joseph Schneider KJS70V16 Antiqued Viola

    Anonymous - 12/09/2014

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  • Zaret Shoulder Rest | 1399 L

    My favorite shoulder sponge.

    AUGUSTIN HADELICH - 03/02/2015

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  • Toshira™ Oblong Violin Case | TC59 X BLU 12

    Great Value

    ALEXIS THOMPSON - 01/26/2015

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    Meinel Pernambuco Violin Bow | VB55 44

    white tip broke of just after a 3 month of practice, plus it is too "jumpy"

    ALENA BELYAKOV - 12/04/2014

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