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Friday, August 28th, 2015

Great Sounding Quality Violins from the Reputable Violin Maker Gliga | Experience, Knowledge and Artistry in Violin Making. Whether you’ve already chosen to make playing the violin a lifelong passion or are completely brand new to this beautiful world, you don’t need to be told what a rewarding experience violin playing can really be. Mastering the […]

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 […]

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

This is a very inspiring and touching story of how the desire to play the violin was born into the heart of a young violin student in Vancouver, Canada.

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Gliga violins are made from the very woods that the great masters made their stringed instruments so many years ago. Harvested from the Italian Valley of Transylvania, the unique Carpathian spruce and flamed maples woods are carefully selected for their color, tonality and rich grains that make each Gliga viola, violin and cello an instrument worthy of the first chair in any orchestra. But the use of these fine woods are only part of the story because the highly trained master luthiers of the Gliga family of artisans still employ the ancient techniques in crafting new violins that are inspired by the designs of the greats like Guarnerius and Stradivarius.

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

If you are a motivated adult player, who knows exactly that the violin is something that will stay with you, then I recommend going straight with a higher quality instrument, and more exactly Gems 1 – advanced level violin. A better quality instrument will help you develop a better sound understanding and make progress faster and will, also, motivate you to practice more. You will hear better sounds coming out of your violin, which does not happen that quickly at the beginning.

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

A new violin shop in Vancouver BC? Gliga Violins, Canada – ViolinsLover – will soon open its doors for the Canadian musicians In Vancouver the appearance of exceptionally finely crafted stringed musical instruments will soon be available at Gliga’s newest location in Vancouver, BC, giving Canadians a taste of what the rest of the world has […]

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Violinslover Believes that Music Expands a Student’s Mind through the Use of Math, Composition and an Appreciation of Woven Waves of Sound. Violinslover believes that studying how to play the violin brings new levels of brainpower and dexterity to young pupils. Violinslover, Pasadena, CA – Nothing lifts the heart or stirs emotions like music. As […]

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Pasadena, CA – Whether you’re a professional concert virtuoso or a beginning student, violin players have discovered how old world craftsmanship and artistry is still alive at one of Romania’s most successful family owned businesses known as the Gliga Group. No mere violin shop, legendary maestro Vasile Gliga and his talented staff have been making […]

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, plus […]