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Bart Meijer

Viva la Musica! Goodbye to pain and awkward posture.

July 25, 2007 at 7:10 PM

Finally, I have reached an end to the search for a proper setup in the neck-shoulder department. Thank you, Michael Schallock, for your explanations, and thank you Jessica Schallock, for your very clear and beautiful drawings.
I now have the violin rest on my collar bone, use a Kun shoulder rest, set as low as possible, to fill up the gap underneath, and the rest of the extra space is filled up above the fiddle, by a 35 mm high chinrest from Viva la Musica, in Slovenia.
And it works: no more neck pain during and after practice. I'm very happy about this!
From Pauline Lerner
Posted on July 26, 2007 at 6:41 AM
I'm glad you found something that works for you. Neck pain is a real occupational hazard for violinists.
From Bart Meijer
Posted on July 28, 2007 at 8:15 PM
Thank you, Pauline.

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