Improving a Stringed Instrument's Sound Production & Tone: How Chin Rests and Shoulder Rests Affect Sound


  • Do wood shoulder rests produce a warmer sound?
  • How does a chin rest's weight affect sound?
  • Can a shoulder pad diminish sound?
Get answers to these questions and more with this helpful guide.

Includes a step-by-step video tutorial.

By Gregory Spatz

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