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Changing the sound box walls is unlikely to affect the instrument's volume. Thinning the walls may help with resonance and feedback to the sympathetic strings, depending on how thick the walls are. The back plate of hand made violins are often tuned to specific resonant frequencies to help the sound of the instrument. The loudness of a skin head instrument ...


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The difference between a just fifth and a perfect fifth is less than 2 cents. If you're playing solo, 99% of listeners will never notice the difference. If you're playing in an ensemble, 98% will never notice the difference, so long as you adjust your fingerings to play in tune with the other ensemble members. If the ensemble includes an instrument in ...


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Violin tuning is a huge subject. If you google it you will see. The violin sounds the very best when you tune the strings into actual perfect fifths that means just fifths not equal fifths. It gives the best resonance all over the instrument. So for that reason violinists have a tendency to tune the instrument with just tuning. But it can give problems. ...


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