Violin for Dummies FDV-100 Learner's Package


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  • Full-size violin with an antique satin finish
  • Includes everything you need to get started
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    The Violin for Dummies FDV-100 Learner's Package includes everything you need to begin learning the violin today! This new addition to the ever-popular For Dummies line includes the violin and bow, case, music stand, tuner and Violin Basics book and CD.

    Violin for Dummies FDV-100 Learner's Package:

    • Full-size Violin Toy For Dummies with an antique satin finish
    • Faux wear marks give your violin the well-played look of a classic
    • Violin Toy For Dummies features a Spruce Top; Maple Neck, Back, Bridge and Sides plus an Ebony Fingerboard
    • Violin Basic for Dummies includes bow, rosin, soft storage bag, two spare fine-tuners and E-strings
    • The nylon-covered hard case features a plush lining, accessory compartment, double-zippers, shoulder straps, carry handle and outer zippered storage pocket
    • Small and compact, Digital Tuner clips-on with 360-degree rotation
    • Besides the traditional chin rest, this package also has a bonus, hard wood shoulder rest
    • Folding, black music stand disassembles and stores in it's own nylon bag with strap
    • Violin Basic for Dummies stand dimensions: 18"L x 27"W x up to 49"H
    • Height adjustable so music shelf can be 27-41" high
    • The Violin Basics For Dummies book and CD will make your learning easier
    • You will learn to develop correct bow and violin hold as well as simple maintenance such as tuning and string changing
    • Quickly pick up the basics with the CD's play-along exercises and how-to videos
    • Electronic Tuner requires one (1) CR2032 battery (included)


    Age Start: 13 Years
    Age End: and up
    Model No.: FDV-100
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 10.14
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 23.25 x 8.25 x 3.25
    Assembled in Country of Origin: USA or Imported
    Origin of Components: USA or Imported

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    Customer review by LovingDadJohn

    5.0 stars by LovingDadJohn

    I got this for my 12-year old who wants to learn. According to her teacher, this is great value for the price.

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    yorba linda ca
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Age:45 - 54
    Usage:Once per week

    Customer review by LacysGrandma

    5.0 stars by LacysGrandma

    Bought this for my Granddaughter- she wants to play violin in school - we thought this was a good preview before they make a huge investment in a school instrument!

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    Jamestown, ND
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Age:45 - 54
    Good for beginner make sure you check all of order

    Customer review by Kirik

    3.0 stars by Kirik

    Came with everything pictured except the bridge. besides that a very nice violin. great starter package. Good tuner, sturdy case. collapse-able music stand and a good starter book.

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    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Age:18 - 24
    Usage:Every day
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