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LyraPollux
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March 12, 2016 - 7:54 pm
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Hello there, I am very new in the forum and playing viola on my on. 

Need help, the other strings sound nice but the D string i feel a little not very strong and  a buzzing sound like a wasp x.x what to do...??? Thanks

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Fiddlerman
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March 14, 2016 - 12:32 pm
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It can be extremely difficult to find the source of a buzz. Check the tailpiece, fine tuners, end button, chin-rest, the nut, look for loose parts, check for openings and check that the strings are not too close to the bridge. In the worse case it could be inside the instrument.

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