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Karen Allendoerfer

Lesson, here I come . . .

December 26, 2007 at 12:24 PM

When I posted about starting lessons and not being able to decide on violin vs. viola, someone suggested I get a violin/viola double case and bring both instruments to my lesson. I got one for Christmas:

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The viola part is too big for my viola, which I knew would happen. The description said it will fit up to a 17" viola (mine is 15.5"). I'm thinking I will put a cloth in the space next to it to keep it from sliding around.

Also, the interior is green! I was complaining about my rental viola case being green in the spring. So much so that when I bought my real viola I made sure to get a blue case. But this is a better green. It could grow on me. I think the instruments look quite nice in there.

From Tom Holzman
Posted on December 26, 2007 at 4:38 PM
Maybe your viola will grow into its compartment like my kids used to grow into clothes that were too big. Happy holidays!
From Pauline Lerner
Posted on December 27, 2007 at 6:38 AM
I wish you lots of enjoyment with both of your instruments now and in the coming year.

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