VINTAGE VVB4 Violin Bass

Nothing evokes the sound of rock’n’roll bouncing off an arched brick ceiling quite like a violin bass – but this well-designed tribute can do more than just twist and shout. Review by Gareth Morgan.

Last month we reviewed Hofner’s thud-tastic President bass; this month the spotlight falls on a hollow-bodied Vintage-brand Violin Bass. Of course, Paul McCartney played a Hofner Violin Bass on all recordings by the Beatles from 1961-’65, but Hofner didn’t come out with the first violin-shaped electric bass guitar: that was Gibson with the Electric Bass of 1953, although that was a solidbody design with an endpin

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CONCERT FOR ORCHESTRA foam

In the hands of an innovator and plastic sounded «a la Stradivarius.» Professional artists have already confirmed the high acoustic properties of violins and other stringed built VF Mukhin of sound-absorbing materials.

When he appeared at the rehearsal of one of the Leningrad orchestras and musicians to put some semblance of a violin, cobbled together from pieces of foam, a common view was: «Joker …» All the same, for the sake of curiosity, one of the violinists had a bow across the strings. And … the rehearsal was interrupted. The orchestra suddenly stuck «joker» puzzled outlandish crafts. Wow! The

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At the Mariinsky Theatre in Austrian violinist stolen violin worth 400,000 dollars

At the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra violinist in Austria stolen violin worth 400,000 dollars.

ITAR-TASS reported to the local police, reports "Gazeta.ru,". According to police, the instrument was stolen on Saturday afternoon from the hotel lobby in a suburb of Vienna.

The girl left the violin in 1697 by the Italian master Roger deposited with his colleagues. However, he was distracted by searching the Internet, and this took the attacker.

The lobby has been reported, there is no video cameras, and a fully populated hotel was visited by many people.

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At the Mariinsky Theatre in Austrian violinist stolen violin worth 400,000 dollars

 

At the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra violinist in Austria stolen violin worth 400,000 dollars.

ITAR-TASS reported to the local police, reports "Gazeta.ru,". According to police, the instrument was stolen on Saturday afternoon from the hotel lobby in a suburb of Vienna.

The girl left the violin in 1697 by the Italian master Roger deposited with his colleagues. However, he was distracted by searching the Internet, and this took the attacker.

The lobby has been reported, there is no video cameras, and a fully populated hotel was visited by many

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The secret of Stradivari

September 23, 2012 14:15

Quality violin depends not only on mastery produce her master, but also on the use of wood. Swiss scientist Professor Francis Schwartz (Francis WMR Schwarze) of the Federal Laboratory of Materials Science and Technology (Empa Switzerland) found a simple method of changing the acoustic properties of the violin, the violin is in the handling of wood special fungus.

The sound extracted from such a tool is similar to the sound of a Stradivarius violin.

The main characteristics of wood to create the perfect tone violin sound is considered low density, high speed of sound and

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