March 2, 2013 at 3:30 PM
I share with you valuable information so you can select your ideal (playable and payable!) instrument yourself and distinguish it from unplayable instruments.
With this information you can select a violin, viola or cello that supports and rewards you, not an instrument that hurts you.
Here you can find all the video’s in this series (click on the links):
Did you like it? Please let me know what you think in the comments below!
Violinist and Skype violin teacher at Violin Lounge
I've learn violin for 5 years. My first violin was a factory made one. The good thing is, it's not wound my fingers. I'm using that violin for almost 5 years. My teacher told me to buy the cheapest one because it doesn't matter for the new learner. Now I think he's not really right, after read a few articles about this in violinist.com.
I just bought an about $800 violin. That's all I can afford at the moment, and I can see the difference. The pegs, strings (even if I'm using the same set of strings for them), bow, body, the shape, even a little detail make a difference! The sounds are really different.
And I hope every one who want to buy a violin (spescially for the first time) watch your video before get one. Because it's true!
@Ann Marie Thanks! These are my first baby steps making video's... frankly: these are made with the photo camera of my boyfriend, haha! I am already saving money for some better equipment, so the focus will be better.
This entry has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.
Violinist.com is made possible by...
Discover the best of Violinist.com in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews.