Are you a left handed violinist? Check out these tips
Are you a left handed violinist? Check out these tips A left-handed violin is the mirror image of a standard violin. It is a reflection, not an opposite. You can’t turn a standard violin into a left-handed one by simply putting the strings on in reverse. Violins are crafted very specifically. Inside the body, a bass bar (a wooden slat) runs the length of the strings, under the right leg of the bridge (in a left-handed violin). Likewise the soundpost is situated underneath the left side. The ‘reverse’ location of the strings requires that the peg holes are crafted suitably as well.
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