Product Review Videos

Zlata reviews violin bows, cases, shoulder rests, chinrests, tuners, books and much more

After running a violin shop for over 10 years, she loves to give you honest advice

How a good violin bow can make you bow like a pro | Violin Lounge TV #261

How a good violin bow can make you bow like a pro | Violin Lounge TV #261

Interview with Bernd Müsing, owner and inventor of Arcus bows in Germany

Well, it just a stick with hair, isn't it?

Then... why did I just save and work hard for years to get myself a € 8.000 ($ 9.400) brand new violin bow... made out of carbon fiber?

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[Video] Practice makes Perfect… does it? Practice Journal Review | Violin Lounge TV #258

[Video] Practice makes Perfect… does it? Practice Journal Review | Violin Lounge TV #258

Do you have specific goals when you practice?

Do you track your progress daily?

In this episode of Violin Lounge TV I review the Practice Journal, in which you can set specific goals for your practice and track your progress.

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String Review: Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold and No 1 E string vs Warchal Amber | Violin Lounge TV #254

String Review: Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold and No 1 E string vs Warchal Amber | Violin Lounge TV #254

After using Warchal Amber for a while I've switched to Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold combined with the No 1 E string.

I've always love the warm and rich sound of the Ambers, but the Pirastro's give me a better response on the (golden) G string and generally have a larger tone.

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[Video] Zlata’s Gear: What Violin, Bow, Strings etc do I have? | Violin Lounge TV #250

[Video] Zlata’s Gear: What Violin, Bow, Strings etc do I have? | Violin Lounge TV #250

This episode is a little bit different, because instead of teaching you how to play violin, I'm going to share what violin, bow, case and other stuff I use personally.

I tell you all about my violin, bow, case, shoulder rest, chinrest, strings, orchestra mute, rosin, tailpiece, tuner and even what I use for cleaning and caring.

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[Video] Orchestra Mute Review (Tourte, Bech and Alpine) | Violin Lounge TV #244

[Video] Orchestra Mute Review (Tourte, Bech and Alpine) | Violin Lounge TV #244

I demonstrate several types of orchestra mutes for violin and explain the advantages and disadvantages of each.

This episode is specifically about orchestra mutes to play con sordino in an orchestra.

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How to Adjust Your Shoulder Rest and Play Comfortably | Violin & Viola TV #218

How to Adjust Your Shoulder Rest and Play Comfortably | Violin & Viola TV #218

In this video I show you several ways to adjust your shoulder rest, so it matches the shape of your body and fits like a glove.

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Wolf Forte Secundo Shoulder Rest Review | Violin & Viola TV #204

Wolf Forte Secundo Shoulder Rest Review | Violin & Viola TV #204

In this episode I’m going to review a product that I’ve been using for almost twenty years and that is an all time favorite amongst my students and clients. It’s the Wolf Forte Secundo shoulder rest.

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What Violin or Viola Case do you Need? Why I Choose Gewa Maestro | Violin & Viola TV #202

What Violin or Viola Case do you Need? Why I Choose Gewa Maestro | Violin & Viola TV #202

Violin & Viola TV episode 202 is all about what case you need. Of course it depends on what you need to use it for. In the video I show you different cases and tell you all about it.

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VLM Augustin Diamond Shoulder Rest Review

VLM Augustin Diamond Shoulder Rest Review

In this episode of Violin & Viola TV I review the VLM (Viva la Musica) Augustin Diamond shoulder rest. Since some years I am using this shoulder rest after using a Wolf Forte Secundo for almost twenty years. Lots of people are interested in what I use and why.

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