Added note: There are very few dealers of this caliber around the world, but well worth the trip. We are grateful to our customers for their understanding that to remain sustainable as a business, it is necessary for us to make this change. Bottom line - if you're looking to buy a stringed instrument or need one repaired, definitely check out Shannon Strings. We know, the Cordaflexes are expensive...but they're worth it! The results, although not huge in difference, showed that the typical clamp on rest allowed for more volume and more overtones while the pad that touched the back of the instrument as well as no shoulder rest dampened the volume.
It is not in a fixed position but is held in place by being custom fit to match the curvature of your instrument. The following students received special awards: Videos from our final performance can be found on our Facebook Page. Red-brown on a golden ground colour. 1/4 "T. After Steve's original introduction to this line of violins, I have been reading anything I can find here and elsewhere on the web about this violin manufacture. If you are looking to upgrade your instrument or bow, we are always happy to consider your old one as a part exchange.
Feel free to email us or contact us by phone anytime that you need assistance with choosing or using your new handmade violin or any other Gliga instrument. Undoubtedly this can be used positively, in so far as a "Concerto" type tone is produced quite effortlessly. Welcome to our world of handmade, world-class bowed student string instruments. For this tutorial I'll be using a piece of the end credits of a short-film that I composed a while ago. Heading this project were co-producers DOUG ROGERS, NICK PHOENIX and THOMAS BERGERSEN and sound engineer SHAWN MURPHY. “Murphy was an obvious choice for this project; who better to obtain that quintessential Hollywood sound other than someone with his credits,” says Rogers. “HOLLYWOOD STRINGS looks to expand on the success we achieved with EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA by providing a perfect large scoring stage sound and a more intimate scoring stage sound with divisi capability.” “The sound of these virtual strings are as good as it gets,” says Phoenix. “We have one of the top sound engineers in the business, a famous and beautiful sounding recording studio, the most incredible selection of microphones available, the best analog and digital recording equipment, and top Hollywood string players - how could we go wrong?” “I've used many virtual orchestras over the last decade, including some I developed with other composers, and some I developed myself.
Brands such as Thomastik’s Dominant strings were the first synthetic string made, and still enjoy wide popularity. With these strings, the Austrian company created the standard against which all other synthetic strings are measured. Read Full Review Electric violins have come a long way in the last decade. Two or more notes may be played at once (provided, of course, that they are on different strings). Make sure you know which set you’re buying!
The bridge of the violin is a small curved piece of maple which sits between the two 'f' holes cut in the front of the violin. For strings I have Eudoxas on one violin and Dominants on the other. Very robust violin made in Lewiston, Maine. Because the majority of our customers are looking for an instrument, case, and bow, the prices listed are for the entire outfit, unless otherwise noted. 1/16 to 4/4 Used German, Chinese, Romanian, Japanese, & Czech 1/16 to 4/4 new and used Leon Albert, Century Strings, Eastman Strings, Euro, Thoma, older German Violins, and more!
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You can produce these pitches on a stretched string: it's easiest on the low strings of a guitar, cello or bass*. Orchestra gauge is louder, but less bright. Recording for HOLLYWOOD STRINGS took place at the famous EASTWEST STUDIO 1, the same studio where many Hollywood soundtracks and television themes were recorded with a live orchestra. I find that the Gold Label E has a more sweet, clear tone that compliments the rest of the Dominants nicely and the Forte E has a rounder tone that makes the Dominants sound more gut-like.
Look carefully, and use a toothpick if necessary to see if you can locate the buzz. Since 1996, I have put my heart into the art of lutherie, developing sophisticated skills and knowledge which are essential to making high performance musical tools. China has changed considerably over the last ten years. Choosing the right violin for a student is key to his or her enjoyment and success with the instrument.
Whether you're practicing, recording in studio or performing on stage, the Cecilio Electric Violin Outfit offers excellent functionality and style. Smith at the harp and hautboy in Pickadilly. Violin strings, E,A,D,G gauges ($10-$50) 17. Setup with high quality European Boxwood fittings (chinrest included, not shown) and Thomastik Dominant strings. It is noteworthy that the dates of Baroque music do not coincide with the “Baroque” violin-making period, yet at the same time, the two cannot be regarded independently of one another.
Strings take time to stretch and to stabilize. In order to maximize your sales you will need to be connected with multiple wholesale music instrument and wholesale musical accessory distribution outlets. Being based in the desert of Las Vegas, we have a very unique ability to let instruments age. We have heard of Magginis converted to octave violins over a century ago. Experimenting can get pretty expensive, but if you are a serious enough player you will want to find the right fit for your instrument and playing style.