A nice subtle addition to your guitarist’s arsenal is always going to be a welcome present. Gift ideas for a guitarist don’t need to be expensive or unique; they need to be something a guitarist can get maximum use from. Here is a list of the ‘8 Best Gifts for a Guitarist,’ covering the full […]
In simplest terms, the harp is a plucked string instrument where the plane of the strings is perpendicular to the soundboard.
The RC Williams Co. dbl Bass Buggie is the easiest way to transport your double bass while maneuvering over most terrain whether indoor or outdoor. This American-made innovation will allow your instrument to stand upright during transport and can easily fit to any size bass from 1/10 to 4/4. Made for use either with or […]
The Fiddlerman Collapsible Wood Violin Shoulder Rest includes height adjustable feet for a custom fit and also collapse so the shoulder rest can fit inside almost any violin case. The solid wood body of the shoulder rest is specifically crafted for a warm resonance and is built to last through years of playing. Each violin […]
Imagine a violin that has had a bigger career than most any musician… Times 10. Player Violinist Jeremy Cohen is the founder of Quartet San Francisco, an eclectic Grammy-nominated ensemble that regularly jumps boundaries, and Violinjazz, a jazz group and publisher of sheet music for modern string players. The QSF’s latest album is Pacific Premieres: […]
Show off your prized instrument in any environment with a finely handcrafted stand. The Zither violin/viola stand is handcrafted using premium solid wood — no particle board or laminate. Each stand is unique in color and grain pattern and has a hand-rubbed natural oil finish. Stands feature the USA-made String Swing cradle, which offers 31 […]
As one of the world’s most renowned harp soloists and a passionate champion of new music for her instrument, Yolanda Kondonassis presents a comprehensive guide and conversational text on composing idiomatically for the harp in her work, The Composers Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp. The book features 22 detailed chapters on a […]
As a string musician, part of understanding your instrument and the sound you want to create includes understanding the strings you put on that instrument. From gut strings to steel core to synthetics, the composition of orchestral strings have changed through the centuries — and will continue to change as long as technology is used […]
Helicore violin strings by D’Addario are crafted with a multi-stranded steel core, resulting in optimal playability while producing a clear, warm tone. The smaller string diameter provides quick bow response. Premium quality materials combined with skilled workmanship produce strings known for excellent pitch stability and longevity.
The NS Designs CR Series electric cello is able to produce the delicate and precise tones of its acoustic parent as well as to create exciting new sounds through the tone shaping geometry of its Polar piezo pickup system. Available with 4, 5 or 6 strings, the instrument comes with an interchangeable support system that […]