Violin Maintenance Videos

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What to do if the Air is to Humid for your Violin? | Violin Lounge TV # 239

What to do if the Air is to Humid for your Violin? | Violin Lounge TV # 239

Ideally the air humidity is between 40 to 60%. When the air is too moist for your violin, this has a negative effect on the sound. It can sound very nasal. Also it can damage the instrument, for example by mold.

To keep your violin in a good condition and maintain it’s beautiful sound, you should take care of the humidity and temperature in your practice room or in your violin case.

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How to Rehair a Violin Bow | Violin Lounge TV #237

How to Rehair a Violin Bow | Violin Lounge TV #237

Last week I’ve visited the Czech Republic to attend a 3 day workshop with the violin makers and bow makers who deliver instruments and bows for my violin shop in Holland. I learned a lot about adjustment of violins, what determines the sound, how to recognize good quality wood and a lot more.

During my visit with the bow makers, I’ve captured a bow maker rehairing a bow. I hope you find it just as interesting and meditative to watch it as I did.

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How To Rosin Your Violin or Viola Bow

How To Rosin Your Violin or Viola Bow

This video is about how to rosin your bow. It’s personal how often and how much you rosin your bow. Some people rosin a little, but often. Some people rosin a lot when they do, but they don’t rosin often. Some people (like me) like to rosin just a little bit, others...

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How To Clean Your Violin or Viola Bow

How To Clean Your Violin or Viola Bow

Clean the stick with a dry cloth Tighten your bow, put a clean dry cloth between the wood (or carbon) and hair and wipe the rosin remains of. This is enough to do weekly and keep your bow nice and clean. If you want to clean your bow more thoroughly, you can use a...

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