The Cremona SV-150 is another one of those "how do they do it" mysteries. You get good workmanship and tone at a great price point. As with all our violins, we go through the SV-150 and make sure it is correctly setup and playing at its best. Meets or exceeds MENC specifications.
Hand-carved solid spruce top
Hand-carved solid maple back,
sides, neck and scroll
Fully setup in our shop
Available sizes: 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16
All the 4/4-1/4 sizes will be as pictured. The 1/8-1/16 sizes will have a wooden case, fiberglass bow and a slightly different finish.
Travelite Oblong Case (with built-in Hygrometer)
Octagon Brazilwood Bow (with unbleached horsehair and ebony frog)
Perlon Strings (1/4-4/4 Size)
4 Fine Tuners (Installed)
ABOUT OUR SETUP:
The violin is inspected.
Each tuning peg is removed and then fitted and lubricated.
Fingerboard is inspected and planed as needed.
Nut is filed and string height is set (at the nut).
Bridge feet are fitted, bridge thickness is set, string height at the bridge is set and the bridge is arched.
Tailpiece length is set
Bridge position is set
Soundpost is adjusted
When purchasing from Folkmusician, you receive a violin that has been worked on by a professional luthier here in our shop.
These steps result in a violin that sounds and plays significantly better than what our competition offers (even though the violin may be the same model).