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Sunday, July 26th, 2015

What to look for when buying a violin? Buying your first violin can be quite an adventure nowadays. Only a few years ago, your only option for procuring a violin was your local music store, without having too much access to other sources. Today, the Internet offers us the world at a click of a […]

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Left Handed Violins in Vancouver, BC | Gliga Violins Canada Offers left Handed Violins Made in Romania A left handed violin sounds strange, but a left handed cello sounds even stranger. Is a “left handed violin” a real concept? Does a left-handed violin really exist? Also, why is it so hard to find a high […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

The violin is believed to have originated from Italy in the early 1500’s. The earliest form of the violin is however very different from that of today; for a start, the early version of the violin had a neck that was shorter, thicker and less angled. The fingerboard was shorter and the bridge was flatter, […]

Monday, January 26th, 2009

As we all know, the traditional and the best combination of woods for violin making, and that has been used for centuries, is maple (preferably flamed) and resonance spruce. Various violin makers have made quite a few experiments with different other species of wood. They used oak, walnut, willow, and poplar to replace the maple. […]

Monday, January 19th, 2009

I think it’s clear to almost everyone that the Internet is more than a research tool; it is a market place where we ca buy and sell anything. Buying a violin online has become a concept embraced by almost all musicians. But let’s look for a little bit at the advantages and disadvantages of buying […]

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

If you have decided to learn how to play the violin and need to start taking music lessons, then you landed on the right page for quality information about violin lessons for beginners, free online violin lessons, violin lessons on DVD, etc. We assume that you have already procured your violin, and consequently you are […]

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Welcome to the Violin Facts section of our website, a place where you will find plenty of information on the violin, as well as news from the musical instruments industry. What kind of information do you need? Do you want to know about the wood used at the construction of the violins? Do you want […]