Brands of Violins we carry in-store
The violin, alternatively known as the fiddle, is a wooden string instrument , the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the string family in regular use. It has four ebony pegs adjusting the four strings tensions, that in turn changes the pitch that its tuned in perfect fifths ( G3, D4, A4, E5 ). It is most commonly played by drawing a bow across its strings, but can also be played by plucking the strings with the fingers ( pizzicato ). The components of a violin are usually made from different types of wood. Violins can be strung with gut, perlon, steel or other synthetic strings. The violin comes in a variety of sizes from 1/32 – 4/4.
Violins come in different finishes and sizes that children can enjoy them from a young age. This Stentor Violin comes in:
Electric violins requires an amplifier or headphones to produce sound. This makes an electronic violin perfect for tight living spaces and low noise requirements. Electric violins can be used on stage with loop and effect pedals.
- Bows range from basic entry level models like Sandner and Palatino to hand made imported models like Knoll VN200 – VN290 as seen below.
- Cleaning Kits
- Stands and hangers
- Bridges, nuts, pegs and fine tuners
- Sheet Music