Violin


Violin

How to play:

By rubbing the bow across the strings. Usually, violins can be played while standing or seated.

Family:

String

First Known Violin:

One assumes that the violin evolved from the Lira da braccio and the rebec. In Europe, the earliest 4 stringed violin was used in the first part of the century.

Types:

Some of the instruments belonging to the violin group are: Double bass, cello and Viola.

Famous Violinists:

  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Giovanni Baptiste Viotti
  • Arnold Schoenberg
  • Arcangelo Corelli
  • Franz Schubert
  • Nicolo Paganini
  • Antonio Vivaldi