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Customer Reviews

  • Bach, JS -  6 Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV 1001-1006 - edited by Joseph Hellmesberger - International Music Company | 0014 111

    The color is actually a light beige/brown.

    Anonymous - 06/07/2011

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    Bartolomeo Campagnoli - 7 Divertimenti, Op 18 - Violin - edited by Enrico Polo - Ricordi | 0132 110

    Bartolomeo Campagnoli 7 Divertimenti opus 18 for violin

    JACOB LITOFF - 08/01/2014

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  • Bartolomeo Campagnoli - 7 Divertimenti, Op 18 - Violin - edited by Enrico Polo - Ricordi | 0132 110

    Bartolomeo Campagnoli 7 Divertimenti opus 18 for violin

    JACOB LITOFF - 08/01/2014

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  • Givens, Shirley - Adventures in Violinland, Book 1A: "The Beginning" - Arioso Press Publication | 0141 123

    Don't walk, but RUN to this method!

    KELBY GOODNIGHT - 08/18/2013

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    Leclair, Jean-Marie - Six Sonatas for Two Violins, Op 3 - edited by Wiard Rost - Heinrichshofen | 0540 106

    LeClair 6 sonatas for 2 violins opus 3

    JACOB LITOFF - 08/01/2014

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  • Barlow, Betty - Easy Baroque Duets for Two Violins - Summy-Birchard Publications | 0609 077

    Interesting Duets Representing a Variety of Baroqu

    Jennifer - 10/21/2007

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  • Strad Boxwood Violin Chinrest - Large Plate with Hump | 1119 B

    Almost . . .

    STEVE DAMICO - 05/30/2011

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    Strad Rosewood Viola Chinrest - Large Plate with Hump | 1119 RV

    Whale of a Hump

    KURT GIAMBASTIANI - 04/25/2015

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  • Flesch Boxwood Violin Chinrest - Center Mounted | 1120 B

    Smooth!

    STEVE DAMICO - 05/19/2011

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  • Strad Pad Chinrest - Large - Elastic Attach | 1121 L

    Essential equipment

    TIFFANY WARNER - 09/15/2015

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    PVS Boxwood Violin Chinrest - Large Plate with Hump | 1122 B

    Smooth . . .

    STEVE DAMICO - 05/23/2011

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  • Mulko Plastic Violin Chinrest - Large Plate | 1124

    The "hatches" give it some "grip"

    Anonymous - 08/21/2013

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  • Guarneri Boxwood Violin Chinrest - Large Plate | 1127 B

    Nice and low . . .

    STEVE DAMICO - 05/30/2011

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    SHAR Cleaning Cloth - Treated | 1133

    Conflicting info or dual purpose?

    STEPHEN COLANTTI - 12/15/2014

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  • Hill Dark Rosin for Violin, Viola, and Cello | 1185

    Great Rosin

    MICHAEL DOWLING - 09/28/2012

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  • Hill Boxwood Violin Tailpiece with White Fret 4/4 Size | 1267 BW

    Elegant, quiet, slight problem

    CAROL NICHOLS - 01/25/2016

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    Tourte Original Mute for Violin or Viola - Single | 1305

    SWEET

    kali - 10/24/2007

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

    Nice mute - and a little tip for squeaky mutes

    Anonymous - 04/29/2013

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  • Kun Original Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 3/4 - 4/4 size) | 1313

    Love this shoulder rest!

    Anonymous - 01/27/2016

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    Kun Collapsible Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 4/4 size) | 1313 C

    Perfect!

    Anonymous - 05/13/2010

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