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The 5 Most Expensive Violins In The World

June 8, 2021
A list of the world's most expensive violins in 2021. How much would you pay for a violin? Whether you're an admirer of music or a long-term violinist, you've probably heard of certain violins having an eye-watering price tag. Talented violin makers, like Guarneri del Gesù and Antonio Stradivari, are responsible for creating some of [...]

What is the Highest Note on the Violin?

June 1, 2021
In this article, you will learn the highest note a violin can play. The highest playable note on the violin is A7, assuming that your violin is tuned in perfect fifths. However, it’s important to note that E7 is a practical limit for composing violin music, as the notes above this are difficult to play [...]

What Are Violin Bows Made Of?

May 28, 2021
Ever wonder what violin bows are made of? Over time, the composition of a bow has changed from wood and horsehair to synthetic materials. Each violin bow is made up of an individual blend of animal, synthetic and plant derived materials. Find out more about the materials violin bows are made from in this blog [...]