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Customer Reviews

  • 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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    Morawetz Boxwood Violin Chinrest - Medium Plate | 1117 B

    Very comfortable!

    KIRK HYNSON - 10/26/2016

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  • Flesch Ebony Violin Chinrest - Center Mounted with No Hump | 1120 F

    Like the center position

    Anonymous - 09/02/2011

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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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    Dresden Boxwood Violin Chinrest - Medium Plate | 1123 B

    Great chin rest

    ELCHONON MANNE - 10/30/2016

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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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  • Heavy Practice Mute for Violin or Viola - Metal | 1167

    Avoid the wrath of your neighbors

    Doyle - 08/07/2007

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

    My go to rosin

    AMANDA BACA - 10/26/2016

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

    Wonderful Rosin

    Anonymous - 11/01/2012

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  • Resonans Violin Shoulder Rest - 4/4 size - Tall Height | 1207 H

    Resonans are better than their reputation

    Anonymous - 09/18/2011

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    Bech Magnetic Mute for Violin or Viola | 1309

    Silent and stable

    Doyle - 08/06/2007

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  • Kun Junior Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 1/2 - 3/4 size) | 1313 J

    Great shoulder rest!

    DEBBIE MAGNUSON - 10/30/2016

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  • Finissima Violin Mute | 1320

    OK Mute; Not Much Difference

    GRACE LEE - 10/24/2012

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

    Flexible

    Anonymous - 07/29/2013

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  • Cushy® Deluxe Carry-All™ Oblong Backpack Case Cover for Violin | 1520

    good cover, but bulky

    VINCENT PHELAN - 10/30/2016

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    Cushy® Deluxe Carry-All™ Oblong Backpack Case Cover for Violin | 1520

    violin cover fits my viola case

    VINCENT PHELAN - 10/30/2016

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  • DeKeyser, Paul - Violin Playtime Book 1 - Violin and Piano - Faber Music Edition | 1968 110

    Violin Playtime series works well

    NATASCIA JONES - 01/06/2016

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  • Prim Steel Violin String Set - 4/4 Size - Medium Gauge | 227S M

    A Fiddler's Review

    Dexter Zinck - 11/17/2009

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    Super-Sensitive Red Label Violin String Set - 1/16 Size - Medium Gauge | 299S 116

    Super strings for super little beginners!

    DEBBIE MAGNUSON - 10/30/2016

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