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【Cello Factory】Modulator – an innovative and powerful tool

Wolf sound or wolf tone is dissonance created from a string instrument amplifying an overtone and expanding the frequencies of the played note.  Almost all violins, violas, cellos and double basses have wolf tones.  This has nothing to do with the quality, structure or setup of the instruments.  To eliminate this dissonance, we used to…

【Cello Factory】The amazing function of mutes

A mute is a device attached mainly to the bridge or sometimes the strings that dampens the sound of violins, violas and cellos by increasing the bridge’s weight. It is because when the bow plays on the strings, the strings vibrate. Then the bridge will transfer these vibration to the sound box and amplifies the…