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Hi Everyone First of all, this site is GREAT, and SO friendly and encouraging! I'm a first timer here, and found you after doing a google search on how large breasts or even extra weight interferes with violin playing. The old post I found was called "Not Built for the Violin", but it was over 10 years old, so I'm starting a new one, under the same name. Most people agreed that extra weight and/or large breasts DO NOT interfere with playing violin....but no one addressed the combination of large breasts and SHORT arms, or a short build. I would LOVE a dialogue on this combination, beca
I just got a new bridge for my Montagnana cello yesterday and I'm finding out that the height between the end of the fingerboard and the bridge is 7.5mm at the A string and 10mm at the C string. I have Jargar medium gauge strings on the A and D and Spirocore, tungsten wound (also medium gauge) on the G and C. Aside from the string height, the my cello sounds much more beautiful with the new bridge and the only problem is the facility to play it. Should I bring it back to the guy who worked on my cello or just learn to live with the high strings?
Koo Young has a post on thicknesses from a physical standpoint. Would that be transferable to the bass bar as well? I'm fitting two bass bars now. The violin I have ready to glue. I rough the thickness down to 15 mm, and then tapering down with 1.11 squared, cubed, you know regualr practice. I figure then It is somewhat in the ballpark; I can taper the sides and cut the top to suit. I have no idea what to do a viola at. Using the formula, my viola that is 1.2 times bigger would need a bar ath 16.9 to start, compared to the 15 for the violin. if the bar was 1.2 times tall in scale with