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Customer Reviews

  • Telemann, Georg Philipp - 12 Fantasias for Solo Violin, TWV 40:14-40:25 - edited by Josef Gingold - International Music Company | 0101 111

    Fun Fantasias

    JACOB LITOFF - 07/02/2013

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

    From my Chinny Chin Chin

    MARY LOU CRUZ - 03/26/2016

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  • SHAR Cleaning Cloth - Treated | 1133

    Conflicting info or dual purpose?

    STEPHEN COLANTTI - 12/15/2014

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    SHAR Cleaner - 1 Ounce Bottle | 1136C

    A Great Cleaner!

    STEVE KRUPP - 04/29/2010

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  • Heavy Cello Practice Mute - Metal | 1177

    Best practice mute but needs modification

    DAVID DAVIS - 04/02/2016

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

    Wonderful Rosin

    Anonymous - 11/01/2012

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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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  • Finissima Violin Mute | 1320

    OK Mute; Not Much Difference

    GRACE LEE - 10/24/2012

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

    Great Stuff!

    ALEXANDER OHARRIZ-MARTINEZ - 04/19/2010

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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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  • 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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  • Cushy® Padded Cello Bag | 1517

    great bag

    JULI WHITEHEAD - 04/08/2013

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    Nilton Magic Stand - Made in Sweden - Stand Only | 1570

    Great stand!!

    LUCY CHAPMAN - 07/01/2013

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  • Hall, Charles A - The Fairfield Fiddle Farm: Fiddle Book 1 - Violin and Piano - Fairfield Fiddle Farm Publishing | 1967 178

    The Fairfield Fiddle Farm, Book 1 by Charles Hall

    JACOB LITOFF - 02/22/2016

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  • Jensen, Hans Jørgen - Fun in Thumb Position - Cello solo - Shar Music Publishing | 3088 150

    Good instructional method

    Anonymous - 04/09/2013

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    Piatti, Alfredo - Violoncello Method - Volume 2. Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd. | 3101 208

    Even MORE Fabulous!

    MARSHUNDA SMITH - 04/29/2010

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  • Ten Easy Hymns for Cello and Piano By Ted Hunter Arranged by Lynne Latham Published by Latham Music Enterprise | 3700 175

    Playable and pretty

    Anonymous - 04/22/2010

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  • Wondertone Gold Label Violin E String | 400E L 44 M

    best E string

    DEBORAH STOTELMYER - 04/03/2013

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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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