Normans are well known for supplying durable and lovely sounding student and beginners strings, however, we also offer great quality violins for those of you who are ready to upgrade. In this post I will take an up close look at Normans’ own Forenza Secondo Series and the extremely popular Stentor Conservatoire and Messina models.
String instruments are some of the most traditional instruments and a vital part of an orchestra. Like with any other instrument, it is important to know your strings well in order to be able to play well and communicate with other players. In this article, we have compiled the most common terms and performance techniques linked to the string family.
A short how-to video on how to apply rosin to a violin bow. Many players have different ways, techniques and little quirks which they like to do for optimum effect. We hope that you find this tutorial helps. We have used Forenza Violin Rosin here which is available from Normans Musical Instruments.
Violins are made up of various component parts, all of which are important to the quality of the finished instrument. By understanding what the various parts are, it will give you a sound knowledge base to carefully select the instrument for you.