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Pauline Lerner

Violin transformation

May 27, 2007 at 5:47 AM


One of my students recently got a set of Infeld Reds on his violin, and I fell in love with them, especially the E string. I read about them and decided that I must get a set. My bridge was terribly low and slightly warped, so I’m getting a new, higher bridge. The luthier told me that he would adjust the soundpost after putting on the new bridge. I told him that the G string always had a kind of buzz to it and asked him to check the effect of the soundpost on that. Finally, he convinced me to get my fingerboard adjusted/straightened because ebony fingerboards show the effects of uneven wear after many years. (I wonder whether this is really true.) So I’m spending a lot of money (relative to my budget) on my fiddle, and it will be transformed. I can’t wait until Wednesday, when I’ll get it back and play it again.
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