Just finished an octave violin. First one I've done. 14" body, a few tweeks here and there. Super Sensitive Octave strings. Rather more focus, volume, and ease of playing than I expected. The projection is remarkable for such a small box. I ended up putting a plastic Wittner chinrest on. Ebony ones vibrated my eyeballs!
Anyone else have one of these? This one is for a client, but I'll be doing another for myself. I might make them a standard part of my line of instruments. Very easy to see how to fit these into a supporting role, down around the cello range. Easier to carry than a cello! Sounds great on double stops.
I notice this is easier to play with a cello bow. I'll be trying a bass Incredibow as well.
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