Often in Symphony orchestras the violin used to conduct the main musical theme. Such a role can perform one or more violins. Violin-solo belongs to the first violinist. By the way, to start learning to play the violin better with the age of four.

The types and categories of violins

Currently on the music market, there are several basic sizes of violins. For example, the youngest of novice players will approach the violin size 1/16. The most popular size is considered to be 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, ¾. Typically, these musical instruments select the children who are already engaged in a music school or recently commenced training. For the average adult the best tool will be the violin of size 4/4. Can also be created and violin intermediate sizes 1/1 and 7/8. However, they are the least popular.

Also, there are three main categories of violins, artisans, factory and factory. Artisans are called musical instruments handmade. They are usually made for a specific customer and can be passed from generation to generation. Basically, the artisans are full-sized violin.

The manufacturing of a violin - the tools of the last century. However among them you can find broken and then reconditioned tools. Therefore it is better to buy such a violin with a professional.

Factory violins are called modern musical instruments, which are made at various factories. Really violin of this level are basic and budget option. The secondary market, they will have no value.

How to choose a violin

In order to pick up the violin under him must put her in her left shoulder and pulling ahead left arm. Thus the head of the violin will be in the middle of the palm of the musician. The fingers should fully fold the head. Modern consumers can choose classical or electric violin.

Some musicians prefer only classical violin, because the electric version of the instrument may not give the same clean sound. Especially to play in a Symphony orchestra the violin is simply impossible. Timbre and tonality it differs from the classical version. When you purchase a violin you should not choose the first tool.