Violinists and classical music fans will frown at the thought of having to narrow down their favorite pieces of violin music to just 7 of the best. Whilst this is undoubtedly true, there are millions of people out there who are eager to learn more about violin music and others that may be converted, ifRead more…
The violin is one of the oldest and widely most recognized musical instruments. Violins have been around for centuries and are still a very popular choice for people who would like to learn an instrument, even though they are amongst the hardest ones to master.
They do not only require a lot of practice but are also high maintenance instruments that require care and attention. That can be a bit intimidating, but all you really need is the right guidance.
Bellow, you will find a collection of articles and guides that were carefully researched and written with the intention of making this instrument more approachable for the wider masses. You will find guides on how to pick the right violin, how to care for it, and what accessories to get.
There are also tricks on how to keep yourself motivated in the process, as well as useful tips on how to transport your violin, what books might help you, and which songs are appropriate for your level - all thoroughly researched and gathered by our experts to make your playing experience as enjoyable and easy as possible.
The best quality violins come with the best strings possible but even the best strings in the world will need replacing throughout a violinist’s playing career. The strings of a violin are the most integral part of the violin, if they are the wrong length or tension your are not going to make good music.
Playing violin is most often a skill learned in childhood and is carried on into adulthood, where seri-ous violin players may venture into a career as a violinist. Playing violin at the highest level requires years of dedication and practise and only the best will succeed at the top level. There are many beautifully skilledRead more…