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Old 02-07-2006, 06:25 PM
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What instrument is your favorite that you've tried out?

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Instrument Type: Piano
Model: Dunno
Brand or Maker: No clue
Year built: Dunno
Did you get it? A friend gave it to us
What was so great about it? I like to play it and it annoys my family.
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Instrument Type: Piano
Model: Dunno
Brand or Maker: No clue
Year built: Dunno
Did you get it? A friend gave it to us
What was so great about it? I like to play it and it annoys my family.
Does it have a name anywhere on it?
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Does it have a name anywhere on it?
Yes but it's mostly rubbed off
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Yes but it's mostly rubbed off
try looking under the lid.
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try looking under the lid.
That's where I looked, it's partly rubbed off. Hold on, let me see if I can read it anyway.
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Instrument Type: Trumpet
Model: Modified/Custom
Brand or Maker: Harrelson (www.harrelsontrumpets.com)
Year built: 2005
Did you get it? No, it was my friend's.
What was so great about it? Check out the website and see for yourself!

You can go on http://www.harrelsontrumpets.com/testimony.htm to see my friend Tim Schlater with the trumpet. I actually played not the one in the pic but even a newer on. Also, you will see a little bit of the orch. that I played with a few times including th Messiah and other music.

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Awesome!! Sounds nice!
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Instrument Type: Violin
Model: Romanov
Brand or Maker: Romania (imported by Violins Etc)
Year built: 2004
Did you get it? Yes
What was so great about it?

I haven't played any 'great' instruments. But, when I was selecting a violin, I played on a lot of instruments in the 'beginner' / 'intermediate' range. This violin had the best overall sound of the models I tried. And, my particular instrument sounded better than some of the other of the same model. I ended up buying an 'intermediate' instrument as a beginner simply because the sound and projection was so good.
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Instrument Type: Violin
Model: Romanov
Brand or Maker: Romania (imported by Violins Etc)
Year built: 2004
Did you get it? Yes
What was so great about it?

I haven't played any 'great' instruments. But, when I was selecting a violin, I played on a lot of instruments in the 'beginner' / 'intermediate' range. This violin had the best overall sound of the models I tried. And, my particular instrument sounded better than some of the other of the same model. I ended up buying an 'intermediate' instrument as a beginner simply because the sound and projection was so good.



Sounds nice! If you don't care to you dont have to tell me I was just wondering what you spent on your violin. Because I see a lot of good violin out there for very good prices
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