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How to Buy a Cello

When it comes to buying a cello, it is never a one-size-fits-all matter. Unlike the violin and viola, the cello is much larger so the individual’s size must be taken into account. Even among cellos of the same size, there might be differences in their sound due to their different details like strings, wood materials and so on. Amateur and professional cellists have all encountered problems when getting the perfect fit – size, acoustics, projection and comfort. So how do you go about buying a cello? What should you consider when buying a cello? What cello brand is right for you?

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How to Buy a Cello Bow

In order to have a great sounding cello you need more than just the cello itself, you also need a high-quality bow.  Just like buying a cello, there are numerous options out there for bows with different styles and specs.  It all comes down to what fits your needs and personal preferences.  A good combination of both will leave you with the perfect bow.  Below are a few of the main things to look for when buying a cello bow.

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Maintaining Your Cello

In addition to the importance of learning how to play, one needs maintain the quality of their instrument.  Just like any other string or wood-based instrument, the cello is constantly exposed to different stresses such as string pressure and weather changes.  Here are a few things you need to check in order to keep your cello in its best playing shape.

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Learning the Cello

Just like any instrument out there, learning the cello can be quite the undertaking.  The hardest part is the very beginning.  Where do you start?  Do you need a teacher? How do you even find a teacher? What style do you learn?  These are all questions asked by a beginner cellist.  To make things easier, let’s go through a few of the basic necessities when learning the cello.

Just like any instrument out there, learning the viola can be quite the undertaking.  The hardest part is the very beginning.  Where do you start?  Do you need a teacher? How do you even find a teacher? What style do you learn?  These are all questions asked by a beginner violist.  To make things easier, let’s go through a few of the basic necessities when learning the viola.

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