Wiessmeyer & Son
Wiessmeyer & Son

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Stringed instruments mutes that perfectly balance sound fidelity and dampening. Wiessmeyer & Son manufactures a complete line of synthetic, 3D-printed mutes for aspiring and professional violin, viola, and cello players.

Violin Makers Secret: Unwanted Mute Noise during Live Recording?

The two most common ways to ensure a mute that slides silently on and off the bridge are:

  • Ensuring a bridge that is free of rosin dust.

  • Rub a bar of solid soap, gently over the area that contacts the mute.

William Wiessmeyer