Bonmusica Violin Shoulder Rest

By Bonmusica

4.5 from 85 reviews
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Description

The Bonmusica violin shoulder rest. Pliable metal base allows for a high degree of custom fit.

This rest can be customised to a very high level and is ideal for players who feel their instrument can slip down, especially in the higher playing positions.

The hook can be moved to provide a good anchorage at the prefered playing position. Height and tilt in 2 planes combined with a bendable plate allow an almost infinite range and will enable the vast majority of players to achieve a comfortable playing experience.


Specifications

  • Pliable baseplate for custom fit
  • Height and tilt adjustable-extra long legs available
  • Replacement parts available
  • Made in Germany
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Customer reviews:

Rating Summary
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Dominic Yeo
12/01/2012 15:14
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Excellent rest for long-necked orchestral players
1 out of 1 found the following review helpful

Pros: - Good support for a violinist with a long neck. - The curved support can be bent to fit perfectly on your shoulder, or adjusted for different thicknesses of concert wear. - Unlike previous rests, the violin didn't twist away from the arm, even in long orchestral rehearsals. - It was on sale, so wasn't much more expensive than Kuns etc.

Cons: - Looks industrial rather than elegant.

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Jim
20/07/2011 21:10
London, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Ergonomic and Good-looking.
2 out of 3 found the following review helpful

Pros: I bought it as a present for my wife, Gail Williams. She had to take a fair few goes to get it to fit. A friend who uses a Bonmusica came round and gave her some guidance. Then Gail figured it out, and now it is fine. Player is happy.

Cons: Trying to figure out how best to use it. But I think this will be true for a good many people. It's a bit like trying to put up a new frame tent first time.

Other: Great product for patient players.

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Pat Hanchet
20/02/2011 19:10
Norwich, United Kingdom

Teacher

Best so far
1 out of 1 found the following review helpful

Pros: Adjustable, comfortable, secure. Does not fall off!

Cons: When taking violin down from playing position, you have to remember to allow space for the part that goes over the shoulder. You soon get used to it.

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Sarah
25/01/2011 21:05
North Petherton, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

excellent
1 out of 1 found the following review helpful

Pros: Recommended and really enjoyed by my daughter.

Cons: None.

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Matthew
24/09/2021 20:09
Saltburn-by-the-sea, United Kingdom

Beginner

Adaptable and secure

Pros: Flexibility to adjust for your body shape and stability once set up. Great prompt service from string zone

Cons: None

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Bryan
22/09/2021 16:02
Linlithgow, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Nearly there

Pros: Does give a good stable position on shoulder

Cons: Design of adjustable brackets is crude, they look as if they can be adjusted quite a bit but in reality when you try it they lock on the shoulder rest metal parts and canT go any further. It can go higher but not lower.

Other: Difficult to fit in my violin case.

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Lindsay
23/06/2021 18:01
Teddington, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Bliss from the first moment

Pros: Bliss from the moment I put it on my shoulder - as a long-necked person, I had a lot of trouble finding a good fit, and this is the fifth (and thankfully final) model of shoulder rest I've had. It feels reassuringly stable, absolutely comfortable, and there is a host of adjustments one could make if needed. These things are very subjective, but for me this is in a different league from all the others I tried.

Cons: None

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Ben
11/05/2021 00:47
Wokingham, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Good, but outrageously expensive

Pros: Yes, it is better than other shoulder rests. But taking into account the outrageous price, it is disappointing

Cons: Bonmusica have added an extra zero to the price. The Bonmusica shoulder rest will not fit in any normal violin case

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Maria
19/04/2021 19:49
Hitchin, United Kingdom

Beginner

Good product but a bit pricey

Pros: Easy to fit and adjust

Cons: Quite a lot more expensive than other shoulder rests

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Phyllis
13/04/2021 12:22
Weston-Super-Mare, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Comfortable shoulder rest

Pros: Brilliant for holding violin on shoulder comfortably.

Cons: None

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