What size violin bridge do I need?

What size violin bridge do I need?

The standard full-size violin bridge is 33 mm high (1.3 in), corresponding with the fingerboard height of 18-20 mm (0.71-0.79 in). The perfect height of the bridge allows the strings to vibrate at the best rate to create a beautiful violin sound.

How thick should a violin bridge be?

In a perfect world every full size violin would have a 41.5 mm – 42 mm bridge that overhangs the bass bar exactly 1.5 mm, but violins are generally far from perfect.

How do I choose a bridge for my violin?

The violin bridge must have a good curvature that carries the four violin strings at the right height for playing. It must also separate the four strings evenly so the violin can be played with ease. The thickness of the bridge do make a significant difference.

What makes a good violin bridge?

A good quality bridge should have a longer grain of wood on the front, or the side that faces the fingerboard. On the back, it should have a shorter grain. A trained luthier may be necessary when dealing with violin bridges, as the bridge is a very sensitive part of the violin.

Which violin bridge is best?

18 Best Violin Bridge Reviews and the Best Violin Bridge Brands

  • Glaesel Self-Adjusting 4/4 Violin Bridge Medium.
  • Aubert Teller Germany Insert Semi Fitted Bridge.
  • YMC Violin Parts–4/4 Marple Unfitted Violin Bridge.
  • Teller Adjustable Violin Bridge Bosnian.
  • SKY High Quality 4/4 Full-Size Maple Bridge.

How often should a violin bridge be replaced?

If properly cared for, they can last a lifetime—or several lifetimes, in fact. I see bridges cut 50 years ago at the long-shuttered Wurlitzer, or even older, from the Hill shop.

Which is the best violin bridge?

What should I look for in a violin bridge?

Are Bucharest violins good?

The Bucharest line are great instruments for beginners and younger players well into high school. They have great response at both the low and high ends and project especially well.

  • October 1, 2022