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Cleaning Your Violin

Cleaning Your Violin

Proper cleaning of your violin, as part of our Instrument Care & Maintenance video series.

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What to Look for in a Case

Our case purchasing guide takes you through the major features to consider.

A Silent Violin

A Silent Violin?

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

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Customer Reviews

  • Holmes/Webber - Above the First Position - Violin solo - Carl Fischer Edition | 0050 005

    The BEST beginning shifting book ever

    SHARON ENG - 08/21/2013

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    Teka Ebony Violin Chinrest - Medium Plate | 1118 E

    Better fit than others

    VERONICA UNDERHILL - 09/04/2013

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  • PVS Ebony Violin Chinrest - Large Plate with Hump | 1122 E

    Comfortable!

    COURTNEY SHEPARD - 07/11/2016

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  • Cello Floor Endpin Stop | 1144

    Easy to use adjustable end pin strap!

    JANET HAARVIG - 07/21/2016

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

    Great Rosin

    MICHAEL DOWLING - 09/28/2012

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  • Hidersine Deluxe Rosin for Violin or Viola | 1198 D V

    Perfect for dry, cold climates!

    VERONICA UNDERHILL - 09/04/2013

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  • Hidersine Deluxe Rosin for Violin or Viola | 1198 D V

    Good but Not Great

    Anonymous - 09/29/2015

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    Debussy, Claude - Debussy for the Violin: Clair de Lune, Reverie, Valse Romantique, Ballade - Violin and Piano - arranged by A Roelens - Jobert Paris Edition | 1244 517

    Clair de Lune is Gorgeous!

    LYNTTE SHARP - 02/13/2012

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

    Works well!

    COURTNEY SHEPARD - 07/11/2016

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

    Great

    Anonymous - 02/03/2012

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  • Ultra Practice Violin Mute | 1380 44

    works better then i thought

    STEVE ANDRADE - 02/09/2012

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

    Secure, comfortable, durable

    VERONICA UNDERHILL - 09/04/2013

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

    Good "gripper" feet

    Anonymous - 08/21/2013

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

    Favorite!

    MELANIE LARSEN - 08/21/2013

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  • Cushy® Deluxe Carry-All™ Dart Shape Backpack Case Cover for Violin | 1511

    Keeps In-Case Temperature from Fluctuating

    Anonymous - 01/19/2012

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

    My favourite portable stand

    RUTH LLOYD - 09/25/2013

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  • Playonair Junior Jumbo Violin Shoulder Rest | 1614 J

    A great option, especially for 3/4 size instrument

    JOEL PATTINSON - 09/24/2012

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  • Brown, Susan - Two Octave Scales and Bowings for Viola - Ludwig Music Publication | 2010 033

    Scales every day!!!

    Anonymous - 10/12/2013

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    Bruni, A - 3 Duos Concertants Op 25 for Violin and Viola - Arranged by Vieland - International Edition | 5004 111

    Perfect for Intermediate Student

    JODI AUSTIN - 07/22/2016

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