Violin 1/2 Size

MIRA Violins are high-quality student level instruments for rent or hire-to-buy for affordable 3-12 month hire periods with free shipping NZ wide.

*School Year instruments are despatched prior to February.
*All prices are in NZD

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Item of interest: (violin12), Violin 1/2 Size

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Features include

  • Ideal instruments for students up to middle grades. All are hand-carved from solid tonewoods with good quality rosewood pegs and fingerboards.
  • The instrument features solid carved spruce table, solid carved maple back and ribs. Individual hand shaping and finishing. Traditional inlaid purfling.
  • Blacked rosewood fingerboard. High-quality dark rosewood pegs. Good quality bridge.
  • Wood bow with an ebony frog in natural horsehair.

Why hire a 1/2 Violin from MIRA?

MIRA hires quality musical instruments to individuals, schools, colleges, music teachers and music schools throughout New Zealand for renewable periods ranging from 3 to 12 months. Our handy online-based service with the support of skilled musicians gives learners immediate access nationwide to quality instruments without the expense of buying.

Once your hire period is up you are automatically notified by the MIRA website and can easily arrange to return your instrument, renew your rental for additional months, arrange servicing of the instrument, or even to purchase the instrument outright for it's current value.... all through your website account. MIRA really does make it easy!

Introducing the Violin

The violin, sometimes known as a fiddle, is a wooden chordophone (string instrument) in the violin family. Most violins have a hollow wooden body. It is the smallest and thus highest-pitched instrument (soprano) in the family in regular use. The violin typically has four strings, usually tuned in perfect fifths with notes G3, D4, A4, E5, and is most commonly played by drawing a bow across its strings. It can also be played by plucking the strings with the fingers (pizzicato) and, in specialized cases, by striking the strings with the wooden side of the bow (col legno).

Violins are important instruments in a wide variety of musical genres. They are most prominent in the Western classical tradition, both in ensembles (from chamber music to orchestras) and as solo instruments. Violins are also important in many varieties of folk music, including country music, bluegrass music and in jazz. Electric violins with solid bodies and piezoelectric pickups are used in some forms of rock music and jazz fusion, with the pickups plugged into instrument amplifiers and speakers to produce sound. The violin has come to be incorporated in many non-Western music cultures, including Indian music and Iranian music. The name fiddle is often used regardless of the type of music played on it. Learn more on Wikipedia

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We hire and hire-to-buy musical instruments directly to the public. If you reside within New Zealand, have a fixed address and can commit to regular renewals then you are elegible. Choose from multi-month discounts so the longer you hire, the more you save. Should you want to purchase the instrument, then you can in most cases... Read more

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All prices stated are in New Zealand dollars and include GST of 15%. Mira4Hire is a subsidiary of Music Ways Ltd.