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1934-06

LISTENER'S EARS SPARED AS NOVICE PLAYS SILENT VIOLIN AN ELECTRICAL violin, introduced in Germany for use by those who are learning to play, spares the ears of listeners during practice hours. The instrument is devoid of a sounding box, ...

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Japanese journal of applied physics, Regular papers & short notes

Creator: Nihon Butsuri Gakkai, Ōyō Butsuri Gakkai, Institute of Pure and Applied Physics | Science - 2004

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Gone was the beautiful, curved body that we associate with the violin; all that remained was the skeleton. Far from being a sad picture, however, it was the glamorous debut of a new musical star: the Silent Violin. The Silent Violin is ...


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  • Cecilio Musical Instruments

    Cecilio 4/4 CEVN-2BK Solid Wood Electric/Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 2 - Full Size - Black Metallic

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    Rating (245 reviews):
    (3.9/5)
    Cecilio Musical Instruments

    Great Quality Instrument!!

    I have been playing violin for three years now and I felt it was time to take the plunge into the electric violin world. I was also looking for something relatively inexpensive since my main violin is on the higher end. This was the perfect choice.Sound - Try as it might, it just can't replicate the sound of an acoustic violin (which I wasn't looking for anyway). It can get pretty close though and all in all the sound is nice. The pickup is good, not the best quality but it does its job pretty well. As for being silent, it is quieter than an acoustic with a mute, but not completely silent.Construction/Look - The body is nice and solid unlike some of the cheap online instruments you can get. The finish is well done and the ebony pieces with mother of pearl inlays look rather nice. The inlays fall flush too, nothing sticking out at all. The pegs don't slip at all. The only thing I could find wrong with the construction was the bridge. It was a bit too high but... 5/5 Mike - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Cecilio 4/4 CEVN-2NA Solid Wood Mahogany Metallic Electric / Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 2 (Full Size) (Electronics) I have been playing violin for three years now and I felt it was time to take the plunge into the electric violin world. I was also looking for something relatively inexpensive since my main violin is on the higher end. This was the perfect choice.Sound - Try as it might, it just can't replicate the sound of an acoustic violin (which I wasn't looking for anyway). It can get pretty close though and all in all the sound is nice. The pickup is good, not the best quality but it does its job pretty well. As for being silent, it is quieter than an acoustic with a mute, but not completely silent.Construction/Look - The body is nice and solid unlike some of the cheap online instruments you can get. The finish is well done and the ebony pieces with mother of pearl inlays look rather nice. The inlays fall flush too, nothing sticking out at all. The pegs don't slip at all. The only thing I could find wrong with the construction was the bridge. It was a bit too high but... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, August 18, 2010

    Perfect Violin for Me!

    So, I haven't played the violin since grade school. And I rent a room in a house, so I was wanted a violin that would be quiet. So, I choose this one... Alas, it's not really "quiet" or silent (even with a mute). Its "quieter" than an acoustic. But still, due to the vibrations, it still gives off its own sound.I was looking for a inexpensive violin. But the other ones I checked out, looked like crap. They had a plastic body, which I am not into.I love the fact that this Cecilio has a wooden body with the mother of earl details. It actually looks much nicer in person, than the pictures. Smells great too (but then I love the smell of fresh cute wood and rosin... call me crazy). And the sound is great (to me anyways, as a beginner). And since it is new, I know that in a few years the sound will mature. (hence another reason I wanted a violin with a wooden body, not plastic).Buying this violin was a big step for me. Since, Electric violins are... 5/5 Latoya M Michel (Seattle, WA United States) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Cecilio 4/4 CEVN-2W Solid Wood Pearl White Electric / Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 2 (Full Size) (Electronics) So, I haven't played the violin since grade school. And I rent a room in a house, so I was wanted a violin that would be quiet. So, I choose this one... Alas, it's not really "quiet" or silent (even with a mute). Its "quieter" than an acoustic. But still, due to the vibrations, it still gives off its own sound.I was looking for a inexpensive violin. But the other ones I checked out, looked like crap. They had a plastic body, which I am not into.I love the fact that this Cecilio has a wooden body with the mother of earl details. It actually looks much nicer in person, than the pictures. Smells great too (but then I love the smell of fresh cute wood and rosin... call me crazy). And the sound is great (to me anyways, as a beginner). And since it is new, I know that in a few years the sound will mature. (hence another reason I wanted a violin with a wooden body, not plastic).Buying this violin was a big step for me. Since, Electric violins are... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, November 14, 2010

    Totally AMAZING! But I have a question about the bridge...

    I love this violin so much, it sounds great and looks great. I'm not rating the bow. It's a typical cheap bow but it works just fine. My only issue with this thing has to do with the bridge. It is so oddly shaped... It slants upward, making the G string MUCH higher than the E. What I'm used to is a perfect arch for a bridge. The G and E are even, and the D and A are even, both slightly higher than the G and E. From what I understand, this gives a better ability to switch strings. I believe it. My acoustic violin is very easily played, perfect arch, and I love it. This electric I love also, but it's sooo hard not to hit the G string while playing the D, It just feels weird. I'm either gonna shave it down or have it replaced. Bridges only costs a few bucks, that's why I'm giving this instrument a 5 star. I do wonder though if there are any advantages to this Bridge design? Thanks in advance.As for the rest of it, totally amazing!!! It's surprising, the headphones feel really... 5/5 Jessica Hurd "Jessica Hurd" - See all my reviews, January 4, 2011
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    1 Year Warranty Against Manufacturer's Defects
    Hand-carved solid maple wood body with ebony fingerboard, pegs, chin rest and tailpiece with mother of pearl inlay
    Size 4/4, style 2 electric / silent violin in black metallic varnish (full size)
    Powered by a 9V Alkaline battery (included)
    Includes: lightweight hard case, Brazil wood bow with unbleached genuine Mongolian horsehair, quality rosin cake, a bridge, aux cable, and headphones


  • Cecilio Musical Instruments

    Cecilio 4/4 CEVN-1NA Solid Wood Mahogany Metallic Electric / Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 1 (Full Size)

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    Rating (276 reviews):
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    I've fallen in love with the violin all over again.

    I've been playing the violin for almost nine years now, and I thought this would be a good present to myself for the amount of time I've spent on one thing, and I also got this because I've always wondered what it would be like to play an electric violin. I have a lot to say so I'll just lay it out into pros and cons (:Pros:-It's just like playing an electric guitar, but it's a violin. You can use all the amps and distorters you want, and it sounds absolutely awesome.-For the price, this is an excellent instrument. The strings are brand new, the finish on the violin is beautiful (I got mine in black metallic), and it has a great tone.-It's very lightweight. It and the case together weigh less than holding my oboe (whilst cased).-I received it within four-five days of buying it.-The case was much better than I expected. It's actually a hard case (I couldn't tell from the picture) and has a pocket for storing things on top of it and a... 5/5 Adriane Baklava - See all my reviews This review is from: Cecilio 4/4 CEVN-1NA Solid Wood Mahogany Metallic Electric / Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 1 (Full Size) (Electronics) I've been playing the violin for almost nine years now, and I thought this would be a good present to myself for the amount of time I've spent on one thing, and I also got this because I've always wondered what it would be like to play an electric violin. I have a lot to say so I'll just lay it out into pros and cons (:Pros:-It's just like playing an electric guitar, but it's a violin. You can use all the amps and distorters you want, and it sounds absolutely awesome.-For the price, this is an excellent instrument. The strings are brand new, the finish on the violin is beautiful (I got mine in black metallic), and it has a great tone.-It's very lightweight. It and the case together weigh less than holding my oboe (whilst cased).-I received it within four-five days of buying it.-The case was much better than I expected. It's actually a hard case (I couldn't tell from the picture) and has a pocket for storing things on top of it and a... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, July 30, 2011

    A great deal, despite shortcomings

    First off, I'm not a professional violinist, but I have played the instrument for a number of years. Also, I've only had this instrument for a little less than a week... but I WILL keep updating this review as time goes on. Finally, I ordered this off Amazon. I cannot speak to the products received from another company.My bottom Line: To purchase this instrument at such a low price is a fantastic deal. Growing up, playing the violin, it was hard if not impossible to find a quality instrument at such a low price (I spent $125 on this instrument). Of course, this package does have some flaws. Below is an in-depth review, so let's get down to it.THE INSTRUMENTPros:- This is a solid-body electric violin, meaning no feedback!!- The instrument has a sturdy, strong feel.- The bridge, tailpiece, & chin-rest are fantastic (no issues).- The pegs were not broken or damaged in any way.- Contains three perfectly fine 1/8" jacks (Line Out,... 4/5 skimask_review - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Cecilio 4/4 CEVN-1BK Solid Wood Electric/Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 1 - Full Size - Black Metallic (Electronics) First off, I'm not a professional violinist, but I have played the instrument for a number of years. Also, I've only had this instrument for a little less than a week... but I WILL keep updating this review as time goes on. Finally, I ordered this off Amazon. I cannot speak to the products received from another company.My bottom Line: To purchase this instrument at such a low price is a fantastic deal. Growing up, playing the violin, it was hard if not impossible to find a quality instrument at such a low price (I spent $125 on this instrument). Of course, this package does have some flaws. Below is an in-depth review, so let's get down to it.THE INSTRUMENTPros:- This is a solid-body electric violin, meaning no feedback!!- The instrument has a sturdy, strong feel.- The bridge, tailpiece, & chin-rest are fantastic (no issues).- The pegs were not broken or damaged in any way.- Contains three perfectly fine 1/8" jacks (Line Out,... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, June 6, 2012

    Awesome violin for quiet practice!!!!

    While I read others reviews, I don't usually write reviews myself because I'm bad....But this time I decided to do it and I'm repenting. I haven't been so excited about a purchase in a long, long time, not even when I got my first iPhone or the retina mac, and I got to say that I love these things and I'm fanatic about.First if you don't know anything about violins or never played one, don't review this violin, or go take lessons and try play some violins in a brick and mortar place first.I'm professional and I've been playing violin for 23 years, not to brag about myself but to give credibility to this review.The violin comes with a light nice case, bow, rosin, headphones, battery and cable all for $129 on the other big auction website. That's insane!!! Now the headphones and the bow kind of suck but who doesn't have a pair or two of more expensive headphones laying around? The bow is a little heavy and cheap but for a beginner or intermediate... 5/5 ghkgjh29752 (US) - See all my reviews This review is from: Cecilio 4/4 CEVN-1BK Solid Wood Electric/Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 1 - Full Size - Black Metallic (Electronics) While I read others reviews, I don't usually write reviews myself because I'm bad....But this time I decided to do it and I'm repenting. I haven't been so excited about a purchase in a long, long time, not even when I got my first iPhone or the retina mac, and I got to say that I love these things and I'm fanatic about.First if you don't know anything about violins or never played one, don't review this violin, or go take lessons and try play some violins in a brick and mortar place first.I'm professional and I've been playing violin for 23 years, not to brag about myself but to give credibility to this review.The violin comes with a light nice case, bow, rosin, headphones, battery and cable all for $129 on the other big auction website. That's insane!!! Now the headphones and the bow kind of suck but who doesn't have a pair or two of more expensive headphones laying around? The bow is a little heavy and cheap but for a beginner or intermediate... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, May 3, 2013
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    Size 4/4, style 1 electric / silent violin in mahogany metallic varnish (full size)
    1 Year Warranty Against Manufacturer's Defects
    Hand-carved solid maple wood body with ebony fingerboard, pegs, chin rest and tailpiece with mother of pearl inlay
    Includes: lightweight hard case, Brazil wood bow with unbleached genuine Mongolian horsehair, quality rosin cake, a bridge, aux cable, and headphones
    Powered by a 9V Alkaline battery (included)


  • Fretless Finger Guides

    Fretless Finger Guide for Full (4/4) Size Violin

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    Rating (296 reviews):
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    Fretless Finger Guides

    A must have..

    0 5/5 Erica L. Morgan (Utica, NY United States) - See all my reviews, October 20, 2013

    Super product!

    0 5/5 Diana Anderson - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Fretless Finger Guide for Full (4/4) Size Violin You really need this if you are a beginner to the violin. I played guitar before so this sure made it much easier!!! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, September 16, 2013

    worth buying

    0 5/5 M.L.C. - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Fretless Finger Guide for Full (4/4) Size Violin Easy to put on. No adhesives. Easy to remove. Make sure to get it all the way up to the nut. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, October 21, 2013
    List Price: $10.41
    Takes the mystery out of the fingerboard using easy to understand color coded notes. Better than violin position marker strips or violin finger tapes
    One piece clear cling vinyl, uses no adhesive. Goes on in seconds. Easy on, easy off. No need to loosen or remove the strings
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    Shows first position natural note locations, sharps and flats, giving a visual violin fingering chart of the notes
    Helps you learn to play violin scales quickly and play songs easily


  • Cecilio Musical Instruments

    Cecilio 4/4CEVN-3BL Solid Wood Blue Metallic Electric/Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 3 (Full Size)

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    Rating (22 reviews):
    (3.4/5)
    Cecilio Musical Instruments

    Very good product.

    0 5/5 Corey Rogers (Georgia) - See all my reviews, September 6, 2010

    Couldn't be worse

    0 1/5 Laurie Devine (phoenix az) - See all my reviews, May 16, 2013

    Now that I have hammered out a few Twinkle Twinkles...

    I am ready to review this thing. First of all this is the first violin I have ever touched. So I can't really compare the experience of playing this with playing an acoustic violin or any violin. Having said that I am progressing a little faster than I expected so this instrument doesn't seem to be holding me back. I have a good grasp of music theory and used to string guitars on the fly for my roommates band 25-30 years ago, so it isn't the first time I have dealt with setting up a new instrument. I was able to set up the violin and tune it reasonably quickly but as with any new instrument with new strings it goes out of tune pretty fast. (I do not play guitar...just want to make that clear)What I will do here is comment on each item and part:The Case: better than I dreamed it might be. Semi hard case with a place for two bows and a cloth cover to protect both bows and violin.The Bow: I guess it doesn't affect my playing much...I'd say adequate,... 4/5 Waltor (Massachusetts) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Cecilio 4/4CEVN-3W Solid Wood Pearl White Electric/Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 3 (Full Size) (Electronics) I am ready to review this thing. First of all this is the first violin I have ever touched. So I can't really compare the experience of playing this with playing an acoustic violin or any violin. Having said that I am progressing a little faster than I expected so this instrument doesn't seem to be holding me back. I have a good grasp of music theory and used to string guitars on the fly for my roommates band 25-30 years ago, so it isn't the first time I have dealt with setting up a new instrument. I was able to set up the violin and tune it reasonably quickly but as with any new instrument with new strings it goes out of tune pretty fast. (I do not play guitar...just want to make that clear)What I will do here is comment on each item and part:The Case: better than I dreamed it might be. Semi hard case with a place for two bows and a cloth cover to protect both bows and violin.The Bow: I guess it doesn't affect my playing much...I'd say adequate,... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews&nbsp; Was this review helpful to you?&nbsp;, January 18, 2015
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    Price: $139.99
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    1 Year Warranty Against Manufacturer's Defects
    Hand-carved solid maple wood body with ebony fingerboard, pegs, chin rest and tailpiece with mother of pearl inlay
    Size 4/4, style 3 electric / silent violin in blue metallic varnish (full size)
    Includes: lightweight hard case, Brazil wood bow with unbleached genuine Mongolian horsehair, quality rosin cake, a bridge, aux cable, and headphones
    Powered by a 9V Alkaline battery (included)


  • Yamaha

    Yamaha SV-130 Silent Violin, Navy Blue

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    The aux-In 1/8 inch jack with independent volume control allows connection of an MP3
    The Yamaha SV-130 Silent Electric Blue 4/4 Violin is simple one of the most versatile violins ever made.
    Controls include: Master Volume - Reverb Type Select - Aux In - Aux In Volume - In-Out Jacks - Headphone Out - Line In - Piezo Sensor
    This Full Size Yamaha SV-130 Silent Electric Blue 4/4 Violin is easy to hold and play
    Spruce Body - Maple Neck - Ebony Fingerboard - Ebony Pegs - Maple Aubert Bridge - Molded Plastic Side Body, Tailpiece


  • Yamaha

    Yamaha SV-130 Concert Select Silent Electric Candy Apple Red 4/4 Violin

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  • Merano

    Merano MVE10BK 4/4 Full Size Fitted Electric Silent Violin with Case and Bow, Black/Ebony

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    Practice anywhere
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  • YAMAHA

    Yamaha / Yamaha Sv250 Br Brown Silent Violin

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    Faithfully reproduce two types of pick-up the expressive power of unique violin
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    Control box that can be free sound-making
    New design body to achieve a more natural-sounding and playing feeling


  • Cecilio Musical Instruments

    Cecilio 4/4CEVN-4BK Solid Wood Black Metallic Electric/Silent Violin with Ebony Fittings in Style 4 (Full Size)

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    Powered by a 9V Alkaline battery (included)
    Includes: lightweight hard case, Brazil wood bow with unbleached genuine Mongolian horsehair, quality rosin cake, a bridge, aux cable, and headphones
    Hand-carved solid maple wood body with ebony fingerboard, pegs, chin rest and tailpiece with mother of pearl inlay
    1 Year Warranty Against Manufacturer's Defects
    Size 4/4, style 4 electric / silent violin in black metallic varnish (full size)


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