A Silent Violin

A Silent Violin?

Aren't violins made to be heard? Why would you want a silent violin? We explore the advantages.

Pernambuco vs. Carbon Fiber

Pernambuco vs. Carbon Fiber

We explore the differences between pernambuco and carbon fiber bows.

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Parents

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Customer Reviews

  • Teka Ebony Violin Chinrest - Medium Plate | 1118 E

    Finally comfortable

    MICHELLE DEMENT - 12/27/2014

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    SHAR Cleaning Cloth - Treated | 1133

    Conflicting info or dual purpose?

    STEPHEN COLANTTI - 12/15/2014

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  • Hill Peg Compound | 1172

    Tuning a violin

    HOWARD OSBORN - 04/07/2015

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  • Heavy Cello Practice Mute - Metal | 1177

    requires a thin bridge

    KENNETH KANTZER - 11/28/2011

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    SHAR Dark Wood Block Rosin for Violin or Viola | 1196 D

    I love this rosin!

    Anonymous - 04/09/2015

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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 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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    Kinder Chinder Pad for Shoulder Rest or Chinrest - Medium | 1327 M

    A lifesaver for my students!

    KATHIE KELLEY - 05/14/2013

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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 Cello Practice Mute - Rubber | 1382

    Just ok

    SHERRY KEVECH - 04/13/2013

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

    Still well made after all these years

    MICHELLE MICHAUD - 03/21/2014

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  • Wolf Forte Primo Viola Shoulder Rest | 1445

    Highly Adjustable, but...

    Anonymous - 04/22/2013

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  • Cushy® Oblong Violin Case Cover | 1515

    Excellent Service

    Kimia Wood - 12/22/2011

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    Bach 6 Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012 Casals | 3001 150

    Fantastic

    Anonymous - 03/14/2014

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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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  • Pirastro Permanent Cello G String | 433G M

    an excellent string

    JAN HYER - 03/17/2014

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    Pirastro Permanent Cello C String | 434C M

    an excellent string choice

    JAN HYER - 03/17/2014

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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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  • Heritage® Deluxe Challenger Violin Case Black Exterior with Blue Interior | 576D BLU 44

    Heritage Violin Case

    Anonymous - 05/14/2013

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    Fischbach/Frost - Viva Vibrato! - Cello - Neil A. Kjos Music Co. | 7023 319

    Something will click

    SUSAN DI BIASE - 04/09/2013

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