Strunal or Gliga

September 29, 2004 at 05:44 PM · Hi,

I am trying to decide between a Strunal 240 or 14WA, a Gliga GemsII or a GenialI. I have acess to the Strunal on a local store but the Gligas are only available by internet order. Can you advise on which is the best? I am a beginner and am concerned mainly with ease of playing and the sound.



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September 29, 2004 at 06:50 PM · I strongly recommend you check out Snow violins. I've also heard good things about Wyss.

September 30, 2004 at 09:16 AM · I don´t have access to Snow violins at the local shops. Any link on the web where I can see them (preferably in europe)? In which country are they made?


September 30, 2004 at 12:06 PM · You can see information about Gliga and strunal at

they sell primavera violins and I bought one last year and I can say is very good for the price.

P:D:I´m spanish

September 30, 2004 at 12:31 PM · Here's the link to Snowviolin

I highly recommend them. I have a friend who owns one of their instruments and it has a beautiful, clear, rich tone to it and they are not extremely expensive.

September 30, 2004 at 02:24 PM · I haven't come across a Gliga but have come across Strunals (don't know which model). I was pleasantly surprised by them...better than I had expected.

September 30, 2004 at 06:06 PM · Dont buy any violin without playing it first, all violins very in terms of sound quality even from the same maker

I would advise try all the violins you can at local dealers and also your teacher may be able to find you a nice violin as well

Remember when you buy new its like buying a new car, the value depriciates the second you take it off the lot.

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