Tuner For Violin

In a time where there are many electric tuners, applications, and software available nowadays to make tuning your instrument a breeze, it’s still important to tune your instrument by ear. It’s a skill that any serious musician should learn if they want to improve their craft and become a good player.  And the best thing is that tuning by ear is free and uses only your skill. Thank you and spread the word! Tuning the Violin It is important that you should always tune from below the note, up when…

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Carbon Fiber Violin

The Technically Exceptional Carbon Fiber Violins in the World An Instant Classic The first thing that will catch your attention when you play the Carbon Fiber Violin is that it immediately notices the tremendous power that it produces. Professional and experienced players tell us how balanced and easy they are to play. World travelers are no longer held in airports having to show endangered wood credentials for their conventional violin. You can play anywhere in the world without worry. We have even witnessed some carbon fiber violin being played underwater.…

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Most Expensive Violin

“I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin”, Albert Einstein said. Yes, even the renowned genius has been tamed by the violin.   What makes the violin so expensive? Primarily it takes centuries to create a name that can be sold a million-dollar violin in the market today. Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri were only a few of the famous    luthier in the world. They are famous for producing the best violins the world has ever seen and heard. Another reason…

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Parts of a Violin

Ever wonder what are the parts of a violin? Well, I bet you wouldn’t only until you get interested to this instrument or maybe you love to listen to the tune of it. So, today let’s dig deeper and learn about this instrument. Of course, it’ll be a little help knowing the background of this instrument. A violin is a wooden instrument that is played by drawing a bow across the strings but you may also use your fingers to pluck it. That would be a little harder though, I…

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Violin Rental

Why Renting Makes Sense Usually, there are instances where renting a violin makes more sense. First, your child is young enough and needs a violin smaller than ¼”. Today, there are manufacturers or sellers provides credits for upgrades in size on your future purchase. Also, there is still uncertainty in your child about which instrument they want to play. The last instance on why it is better to rent is that some instrument retailers offer rent-to-own programs as part of their offerings. When you are thinking about buying a violin…

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Casio Privia PX-160 Review

Casio Privia PX-160, the successor to the popular PX-150, utilizes Casio’s famous AiR Sound Source and its remarkable Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II keyboard. The PX-160 continues to deliver world-class features and style at the most competitive price. Key Features The Piano The “AiR” (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) is Casio’s proprietary sound source. It provides the grand piano sounds in the PX-160. Casio accurately recorded the sound of a 9-foot concert grand at 4 dynamic levels. The AiR engine of PX-360 delivers this sound with seamless dynamics for an extraordinarily…

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Yamaha p45 Review

Key Features Authentic to Touch Just like in the hammers inside an acoustic piano, a Yamaha’s GHS (Graded Hammer Standard) weighted action has heavier touch in the low end and lighter touch in the high end. Perfect for the aspiring pianist, playing on the GHS action develops the proper finger technique for when the time comes to perform on an acoustic piano. In addition, the matte finish of the black keys is less slippery when played for an extended period. The Yamaha P-45 has a fully weighted 88-key keyboard, called…

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Top 5 of the Best Weighted Keyboards of 2019

The goal of the digital piano is to simulate the traditional upright piano without the hefty weight and lack of portability. It is important to experience the feel of the keys as if you are playing the authentic piano. Digital pianos, acoustic pianos, organs, and electronic keyboards can be weighted in 4 different ways. These include; not-weighted, semi-weighted, hammer action and graded hammer action type. These, mixed with the different types of touch sensibility available, can contribute to the overall feel of reality when playing a keyboard as compared to an…

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Violin String Notes

This article will navigate about the strings of the violin and will highlight the names the strings of the violin. Before we familiarize you with the name of the violin strings, let us give you a simple overview of the violin strings to provide more knowledge and understanding regarding the subject. The strings of an instrument play an important role in producing the best sound your violin can produce. Most popular strings are mid-priced synthetic-core strings. Using a gut-core string can instantly warm-up an instrument. Violin players often start with…

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