2016-01-12 15:21

New Jargar Superior C and G strings

The danish company Jargar has rounded the Superior strings well.

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2011-03-28 15:26

The professional journal „Ensemble Magazin for Chamber Music” assigns a CD

The “English Doric String Quartet” gets the highest appraisal from the magazine “Ensemble” for playing of three “Korngold String Quartets”.

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2011-03-28 15:20

Tips of the luthier for changing a tailpiece

If a tailpiecehanger tears or if the tailpiece does not work you can get a comprehensible instruction from the luthier how to change the tailpiece yourself.

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2011-02-04 16:40

Happy birthday Musikhochschule Lübeck

100 years Musikhochschule Lübeck. For 30 years we work on the opposite side of the college and observe particularly the development of the string players.

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2011-02-04 15:43

Violinist plays 50 hours non-stop

A Delhian musician made a new record in public performance.

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Bow Rehairing


Disassembled frog with a mother-of-pearl slide, a frog wedge and a gold ring.

Corresponding bows head and the head wedge.


Tied bow hairs (from Mongolian white stallions) that have been singed with rosin.

Hairs that have entered the frog and are fastened into place using a wedge and not glue.


The middle wedge which is used to flatten the hair as it enters the mortise and to evenly distribute the hairs, it is formed so that the hairs on the playing side are turned over again (the photo shows a cello bow).

Hairs are shown in the mortise at the head of the bow.

Hairs that are in the hair block at the head of the bow are fastened with a wedge only and never glued!