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Choosing the correct size violin 

Violins come in eight main sizes. The size corresponds to the length of the body of the violin (not including the neck and scroll). The smallest is 1/16 (just 9 inches or 23 cm), and the sizes work their way up through 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and finally 4/4 or full size (about 14 inches or 36 cm)

Choosing the correct size of the violin is very important to all beginners before they embark on their musical journey. Hence, the following chart provide a guide to assist you in choosing the right violin size. 

To measure what size violin best suits you, you need to know the length between your neck and the middle of your left-hand palm or left wrist. This is measured when your hand is fully extended and raised perpendicular to your body, just like holding a violin.

Violin Sizes

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Choose the correct violin size by taking these measurements

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Choose the correct violin size based on your measurement

Choosing the correct size of violin
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