Brands of Antique Violins?

Answer The violin is the best-known instrument in the string family, and also the smallest. Though its origins are unclear, Andrea Amati is credited with the creation of the modern violin and the foundin... Read More »

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Do you notice any difference with salon brands vs. store brands of hair products?

Pantene ROCKS. I love it. I have used goldwell, joico and a few other salon brands and I think out of them all pantene is the best for my hair, but hairdressers say it is bad and wrecks your hair f... Read More »

Are name brands better than store brands?

On One Hand: They are Not Necessarily BetterIn a nationwide taste test conducted in May 2005 by Meyers Research and reported a month later in The Washington Post, store brands won over name brands ... Read More »

Why are violins made of wood?

The violin is part of the string family, which includes the viola, the cello and the string bass. Some violins--such as the electric violins used for jazz and rock--can be made of polymer resins or... Read More »

European vs. Chinese Violins?

Chinese violins include the two-stringed erhu, which dates from the Song Dynasty around 400 A.D. The erhu is still played in modern China, as is the four-stringed violin developed in Europe during ... Read More »