Pirastro KorfkerCradle

February 16, 2021, 2:01 AM · Hello,

I'm anxiously awaiting to try one for myself but would love to hear thoughts from those of you who have used a Pirastro KorfkerCradle.

Best,
Demetrius

Replies (6)

February 16, 2021, 8:50 AM · What's the difference for the KorfkerRest?
February 17, 2021, 11:57 AM · From what I see here they are quite different.
https://www.pirastro-shoulderrests.com/en/korfker-cradle-features/
https://www.pirastro-shoulderrests.com/en/korfker-rest-features/
Edited: February 17, 2021, 12:10 PM · Ah, I see.. On the violin they look the same, if you don't pay close attention... The Cradle has a huge mounting.
February 19, 2021, 10:26 AM · There is also a huge price difference. It's really about the attach points, the rest itself is the same. I have a Korfkerrest so I won't comment further since I've never used the cradle.
February 20, 2021, 1:47 PM · I played with the KorfkerRest for awhile but then found a used Cradle and purchased it. It's pretty amazing and the level of comfort it provides was worth the price for me. Took me a long time to get the right fit and it was super frustrating at times, but I found the sweet spot finally. I also find the sound of my violin more resonant as well.
February 20, 2021, 2:11 PM · Wow. That is breathtakingly expensive for a shoulder rest. I have to wonder if it's worth it? I have a small collection of SRs and have been using the VLM Diamond lately which I find quite comfortable and I can adjust it fairly low and close to the collar bone.


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