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Hal Leonard Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker (Viola)

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Unless they are experienced recording session musicians they are only used to following a conductor and hence may tend naturally to play behind the beat of a drummer or click track. A favourite with teachers, this violin is not only antiqued to look like an old world instruments but it has the rich warm tonal qualities that you would expect from an older violin. If the whistle is on different violins with the same bow, then it may be the bow or the player.

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6 Duets for 2 Violas

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I've recently provided a gliga 12 inch viola for customer here in France. It can be made firm by inserting a chinrest key in the small hole in each chinrest barrel. We have a large selection of four and five string electric violins and violas - vintage and new. You might think that, due to computerisation, such errors are a thing of the past. Henri Félix, 1857, and Placide, 1864, sons of Jean Baptiste Paquotte, to whose business they succeeded in July 1888. Rory, the lovely Fiddleheads student pictured at the left at age 12, played a full size starting on her 10th birthday!

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30 Etudes Speciales for Viola: Op. 36 Volume I (Volume 1)

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Type: Band and Orchestra The D'Luca CA400VA model is a great fine handmade viola; Crafted with selected flamed maple and aged solid spruce with professional workmanship, inlaid purling, ebony fingerboard, pegs, nut, saddle and composite tailpiece and chinrest. It has a warm sound, unusual for a steel core string. Unlike some string libraries, VSL don't supply separate first and second violins, so I used the same patch for both. Browsing a pawn shop, a Violin player noticed an unusual statue of a golden rat.

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Schubert, Franz - Complete String Trios, Violin, Viola,

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When you consider the fact that these student models include D'Addario Strings, a professional setup with hand cut and fit bridge, ebony fingerboard and pegs - all of which are already included at no additional charge, you will find that there is no better value on the student market. Plain gut strings have been used, mostly for the higher strings, up to the the mid 20th century. Sometimes the strings may be plucked ( pizzicato ).

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Meditation from Nobilissima Visione Viola and Piano

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POSTIGLIONE, Vincenzo. 1835 at Naples; good maker, and made many instruments, which rise every year in value. You know its coming ... but you can't do anything about it. You would think I would know this after all these years, but I was fitting up a new viola today and pondering what size to drill the holes through the pegs, you know those holes you thread the ends of the strings into (on violins and violas). Violas tend not to have children's sizes, however child-size violins can be strung with viola strings so that children may learn to play the viola.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Classics for Viola with CD Accompaniment

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CS6/ 02 16 1/2" Viola by BARRY OLIVER, WASHINGTON, UK, (with optional wooden based viola case 1960's). £8,000.00 A Fine example of this modern English maker; former pupil of Morassi, in Cremona, during the 1960's. Thanks for sharing your music, Hey Muziksculp, thanks, it's all dimensions strings II, violins, violas, cellos and bass. He and his team of skilled craftsmen build a series of created for students through professionals. Through decades of experience in the trade we have acquired respected expertise on the instruments and bows themselves.

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Suzuki Viola School Volume 4 - Piano Accompaniment - Book

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In the beginning, teachers tune the string instruments for each student. William Walton, Bohuslav Martinů and Béla Bartók wrote well-known viola concertos. There are quite small violins with "chocolatey" sounds and big ones that are tinny, so, as with other things, size isn't everything. They are adequate but, for the violin at least, you could do a lot better for the same price. If you are thinking about buying a viola, first ask yourself what kind of viola you need, and what price you are willing to pay.

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Helen Grime: To See The Summer Sky (Violin/Viola).

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Steven Ansell joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as principal viola in September 1996, occupying the Charles S. But I don't know if you'd find it a great match with the other Evahs. The D'Luca CA400VA model is a great fine handmade viola; Crafted with selected flamed maple and aged solid spruce with professional workmanship, inlaid purling, ebony fingerboard, pegs, nut, saddle and composite tailpiece and chinrest. Commenced business at 31 Coventry Street, London, in 1856; makes about twelve instruments per year, on the Stradivari and Guarneri patterns, using good oil varnish, amber colour.

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Viola Concerto, Op. Posth.

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I am thinking on changing the entire set, C and G included now. It is extremely rare for players to use plain gut strings these days as they are difficult to keep in tune and break often. The viola's bow has a wider band of horsehair than a violin's bow, which is particularly noticeable near the frog (or heel in the UK). The sound is big, brilliant, and slightly darker than Dominants, with an interesting metallic edge that gives the sound power and punch. I began the 'Truenorth' arrangement as I always do, by looping a passage and jamming along on a keyboard, using an all‑purpose full‑strings keyboard patch I programmed myself.

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SCHOOL OF TECHNIQUE BOOK 1 VIOLA

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Write dotted or triplet notes, however unless you require a corny sound it is not a good idea to write a jazz feel for string players. The cores are constructed from solid cores of varying metals wrapped with silver, tungsten, aluminum and other metals. BANKS, Benjamin, son of George and Barbary Banks, 1727-95. Another decorated viola by the Amati brothers, with a crucifix on its back, belonged to the famous viola player Luigi Alberto Bianchi who used it for concerts and recordings, until it was stolen in 1980.

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