In support of the exact tuning by ear commonly a good tuner is used. Some conductors attach importance that the string instrument
is tuned to a certain Hz-number. Tuners may render them good services.
There are pure tuners or combined devices which are tuner and metronome at the same time.
Music stands for orchestra and for folding
Music stands are offered in two versions: for folding and the orchestral version. The most popular foldable music stand is the PACATO blacky.
The PACATO Ultralight music stand is made of aluminium and therefore
very light. Orchestral music stands mostly stay set up. Often bought is
the PACATO Orchestra music stand, but also wooden music stands are
popular. Very important is also a good music stand light.
Which chin rest is required for?
Every violinist needs a individually adjusted chin rest which can be found through trying out. For this there are many models to choose for the violin:
Wittner chin rest, Flesch chin rest, Guarneri chin rest, Teka chin
rest, Berber chin rest and many more. Furthermore, there is the Strad Pad, a chin rest pad.
Good rosin for the violin bow
When buying rosin, it’s important to pay attention to the type of rosin. If you have Pirastro strings on your violin, Pirastro rosin would be recommendable. The Thomastik Dominant is also good rosin for the violin bow. Especially popular is the light Bernardel rosin, but also the high quality Amato colophony.
The right shoulder support for the violin
The Kun shoulder rest
(Kun Standard, Kun Super, Kun Collapsible and Kun Bravo) is adjustable
in the hight, as well as the Wolf shoulder rest (Wolf Forte Primo and
Wolf Forte Secondo). The Bonmusica shoulder support has a flexible and
adaptable construction. Popular are also the shoulder cushions (Playonair) which are adjustable individually.