#violin Tumblr posts

  • carmen-sandal-eggos
    23.10.2021 - 20 minutes ago

    Wanting to learn more string instruments so I can eventually compose whole orchestra pieces

    Problem: i do not have more string instruments and they are expensive as fuck

    #one day I'll learn viola and cello #tho aside from octaves and maybe size im p sure viola is played just like violin save the musical parts in a song ofc
    View Full
  • goldenboygate
    23.10.2021 - 1 hour ago

    am i the only one who cries listening to classical music, or are there more weirdos out there?

    #as a violin player it just brings out smth in me
    View Full
  • eddysbrett
    23.10.2021 - 1 hour ago

    In today’s episode on: Why Brett always wins ✌️

    (thank you editor-san for this important bonus:)

    #twosetviolin#twoset violin#eddy chen#brett yang#*mine #tbh i took screenshots of them doing scissors paper rock because i noticed this too #but since they saw the compilation i expect every time it will be so much fun #to watch them and their new mind games lol
    View Full
  • lastringplayer
    23.10.2021 - 4 hours ago

    Demystifying the Stringed Instrument Bridge

    A simple piece of maple wood might look less important than the showier body, strings, scroll or bow of a violin. But the bridge is critical to the sound.

     Among the many parts of stringed instruments – violins, cellos, violas and basses – the bridge might appear to be just a simple wedge positioned there to elevate the strings. It is, after all, just a block of oddly shaped wood that a video game playing student might liken to a space invader character.

     But as with the structural bridges we drive our cars over, to get from one place to another, the stringed instrument bridge is an essential conduit. In simplest terms, it transfers vibrational energy from the strings to the body of the instrument, where those vibrations and the sounds they create is amplified considerably.

     To understand how this works it helps to know some basics of stringed instrument anatomy. While there are variations, the basic makeup of a violin is largely the same as with the cello, viola, bass, and even the less common viola da gamba.

     The bridge creates tension on the strings by pressing them upward. Those strings are anchored from the peg box on the neck (the scrolled end of the instrument, furthest away from the player), and at the other end on the tailpiece (nearest the player’s chin). While this tension holds the bridge in place, perpendicular to the strings and instrument body (some call it the belly), the bridge is not fixed by glue or other means to any other piece. It can be knocked loose if mishandled.

     Inside the body of the instrument just below the bridge is the sound post, which is a simple peg positioned there to maintain the structure of the instrument and to transfer vibrations from the top of the instrument to the back of it. This further amplifies the sound.

     Do you follow the chain of events that make Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony? From the friction of bow-on-strings through the bridge to the body top, through the sound peg to the bottom of the body – and out to the farthest reaches of the concert hall.

     A professional violinmaker or reputable violin shop should fit the bridge to a violin. In fact, even a student violin ordered online and shipped to the student will often come with the bridge not in place as it would likely be dislodged or break in transfer. The bridge for a new violin will not even be fitted for placement; it will require refining and shaping from the generic crude, thick and unshaped object that is sent by the instrument maker.

     Made of maple, the bridge has cut outs that serve important functions. One is that they have feet that sit on the belly of the instrument body. The violin shop that installs it should form the feet to the slight curvature of the body surface. This enables full contact that transfers the string vibrations most efficiently.

     The curly cutouts of the bridge may look ornamental but in fact enhance the sound. If the bridge wood were a solid block the sound would be muffled (these cutouts are referred to as “kidneys”).

     The top of the bridge, where the strings connect with it, are slightly grooved to hold those strings in place. Over time, the bridge will wear in this area into deep grooves – the effect of all that string vibration – and while a bridge can be replaced, your violinmaker could alternatively add veneers that restore that point of string-bridge contact.

      A well-fitted bridge expertly set can make all the difference in the sound of the instrument – perhaps enough that the student will find far greater pleasure in playing the violin than a video game.

    View Full
  • inceptioncoverband
    23.10.2021 - 5 hours ago
    View Full
  • kpopincorrect-quotes
    23.10.2021 - 5 hours ago

    Yunho: I wonder if we'll ever find a haunted house.

    Jongho: What's wrong with the one we live in?

    Yunho: What????

    Jongho: Goodnight hyung!

    #source: @off-white-violin on tumblr #ateez#atiny#kpop #kpop incorrect quotes #hongjoong #ateez incorrect quotes #atiny incorrect quotes #seonghwa#mingi#yunho#wooyoung#yeosang#san#jongho
    View Full
  • View Full
  • catherinegraindorge
    23.10.2021 - 8 hours ago

    Eldorado listed in the Playlist of the famous Mojo magazine!

    View Full
  • lyravi
    23.10.2021 - 8 hours ago

    Salvando

    #violin#kaori miyazono #shigatsu wa kimi no uso
    View Full
  • flameohotmansblog
    23.10.2021 - 8 hours ago
    #louie zong#ghost duet #now with violin vampire! #i love u louie #halloween
    View Full
  • smoresbythefyresyde
    23.10.2021 - 15 hours ago
    #bud like you is also really good #but worlds smallest violin is a fuckin bop #and i do not say that often
    View Full
  • kingofthewilderwest
    23.10.2021 - 16 hours ago
    #blabbing Haddock#ask#ask me#dragon nip#httyd #How to Train Your Dragon #technically this would actually work if you used the full ensemble I'm just saying 'banjo' to be on the more obnoxious side #I mean given as both genres of music make great use of violin/fiddle #some of it wouldn't sync TOO bad ;)
    View Full
  • cynical-cemeteries
    22.10.2021 - 19 hours ago

    w. vanessa has been A BLESSING for my team lately

    i completed 25F of obelisk with f. aslan right,, and the amount of times i revived laphlaes,, lucilicca,, and charlotte because aslan Single Handedly one-shotted them down with his burst is Absolutely Ridiculous. somebody stop this man PLEASE

    so glad i finally recruited her on her bday thoughhh <33 definitely gonna have to give her a permanent spot on my team (or at least try to anyway)

    #my post #lord of heroes #loh #w. vanessa my beloved violin-player-necromancer #the only thing i'm most concerned about is her somehow getting wiped out in one hit and i can't revive anyone Because She Died #so i'm trying to work on giving her a build with higher health than what i have her built with Currently #other than that she's been pretty great for my team
    View Full
  • tomoyoo
    22.10.2021 - 20 hours ago

    thank you for changing my life yuki kajiura studio live reprise 2020

    #'​i will be there seeking for liminality' girl same #yuki kajiura#music tag #the world ​key of the twilight liminality an vanity are insane that part with keiko singing over the violin aaaaa marry me please #and yuriko and joelle's parts in liminality are an out of the body experience #the rest of the songs are good ofc but those are so muchore beautiful than the album versions #so yeah #please listen to it
    View Full
  • clawmarks
    22.10.2021 - 20 hours ago

    Nouveau recueil d'ostéologie et de myologie: dessiné d'après nature - Jacques Gamelin - 1779 - via Internet Archive

    View Full
  • brutal-swing
    22.10.2021 - 21 hours ago

    finally done with lineart…

    #i have no idea how to draw violins so excuse how trash it looks lol #s: genshin impact #oc: teddy (gi) #bear.png #wip #don’t rb!
    View Full
  • monstrouscatgirl
    22.10.2021 - 22 hours ago

    I had a pretty fuckin wild dream (it was a good ass dream tbh) so at first we were like a group of people going into some weird space Dyson sphere thingie but it had shit tons of water in it and I ended up crashing almost every single ship so I had to stay back dhdhdgdgdg

    Then basically I learned to play the violin while chasing after this one dude who stayed with me after I fucked up the ships and then later did a music battle with another ship in the ocean and then when the other ship sent goons out to mess me up, black panther came out nowhere???? and then while they were busy fighting I did the L on my forehead to the bitch ass captain. also for most of the music battle I fuckin dropped or misplaced the string thingie to play the violin so I was doing my best to play it like a guitar.

    #local catgirl posts #for context i have never once touched a violin though i do have the desire to learn it.
    View Full
  • champagnemoon
    22.10.2021 - 23 hours ago

    I want to learn how to play the harp so bad

    #I’m trying to pick an instrument to devote time to #piano isn’t fun because of the angst I associate with it #maybe violin is more realistic
    View Full
  • salam1
    22.10.2021 - 1 day ago
    #jas jas jas #if we ever meet irl u have to play violin for me now this is a requirement u cant just say u play violin to me like this
    View Full