1210, 2017

Best Viola Strings & Combinations 2018

Strings are one of the most important parts of the viola as they, when combined with a bow, ultimately produce the beautiful tones that violas are known for so it is therefore it is vital for you to pick the best viola strings. Given the wide variety of violas available and the uniqueness inherent in each viola, there is no one "best viola string" solution. It is best for you to try out several different viola strings and keep track of which ones make your viola sing. Our best viola strings list below highlights the viola strings that are frequently rated

1110, 2017

Best Electric Violas 2018

Buying an electric viola is a great life decision. Electric violas are stylish, "cool," and downright fun to play. Since electric violas are harder to find at local music shops and usually must be purchased online, we have consolidated a list below of the best electric violas. Shopping for an electric viola is a very different experience than shopping for a regular viola. Whereas sound quality plays a huge role in buying a regular viola, it is not as important of a factor for electric violas because all of the sound travels through electric wires and is amplified anyway. So instead

1010, 2017

Best Viola Brands for Beginners 2018

Beginner viola players need an instrument that is both ready-to-play out-of-the-box and is cost-effective since they may not continue playing for long. Our comprehensive list of beginner viola brands below has been evaluated by our staff to ensure that they are both beginner- and budget-friendly. Each of the viola outfits below comes with a minimum of a student viola, a bow, a case, and strings. As with all violas, components can be upgraded, but these basic outfits will be enough to get the beginner up and playing within minutes. For our full analysis of the best viola brands, check

710, 2017

How to Get Free Sheet Music for Viola

With the rise of the Internet, accessing and finding free viola sheet music has become easier than ever. There are a lot of places online to find free sheet music for viola. While there are many ways to obtain viola music illegally, the resources we list here are only legal ways of getting free sheet music. Remember, music is copyrighted and if you obtain sheet music through illegal means, you are breaking the law. You can find a lot of different music through these resources, so feel free to explore them all!   8notes.com 8notes.com’s key focus is providing free

510, 2017

Best Viola Brands Review 2018

Buying a viola is a complicated process so you need to know what viola brand to buy. You need to buy a viola brand that is known for high-quality workmanship. Quality is shown through the external beauty of the instrument and also the sound. Our list is based on quality and affordability, and is intended to help you buy a viola brand that is high-value, but that fits within your budget. There are a few clear things that anyone looking to purchase a viola should keep in mind: Affordability The fewer upgrades needed the better Quality of materials used Attention to

110, 2017

How to Use a Viola Dampit

Are you a regular traveling musician or keep your viola in a dry place? If so, you'll want to invest in a dampit. Harsh winter weather and dry environments can cause severe damage to your viola in the form of cracks. A single crack on your fine viola not only reduces the sound quality but is also detrimental to your equipment. You never want to open your case and see a crack running down your instrument. One proven way of preventing damage to your instrument is to use a viola dampit.   See Dampits on Amazon     What is

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