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Violin Questions and Answers (Q&A)

M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
Sara Chang. She was born in 1980 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and she was raised in New Jersey. She was a child prodigy. She ranks as the best classical violinist for her exceptional ability,...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
There are a few different violins which are considered to be the most expensive violins in the world. These include the Lady Tennant Stradivarius. This violin is the creation of the famous...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest pitched instrument. The violin is very versatile because of its sound projection, which is suitable...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
Andre Amati is the person credited with inventing the first modern violin. The first four string violin was documented to have been created by Amati in 1577. Some documents show that he fashioned...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
It depends upon the quality level you are seeking. Highly skilled makers make the most beautiful violins entirely by hand. People who do work in the workshops in China build this instrument under...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
Violins are ideally suited to producing the sad music and expressing the downside of human emotions. The sound of the violin flawlessly captures the raw emotion of the human voice. The tone...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
A bow is composed of a specially shaped stick with other material forming a ribbon stretched between it ends, which is used to stroke the string and create sound. The manufacture of bows is...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
In the 16th century in Italy. The earliest documented evidence for a violin is in the records of the treasury of Savoy, which paid for "Trompettes et Violons de Vercueil.” Vercelli is the...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
The shape of the stringed instruments, such as violins consist of an upper bout, and two C shape bouts on either side. When looking at the front or back of the instrument, the features create an...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 18, 2018
In music, a bow is affixed with hair so that it is moved across the musical instrument to cause vibration, which the violin emits as a sound. The sound is produced by the drawing of the bow...Read More

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L. Hawkes, Teacher
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
The best type of violin strings will depend on your playing level and needs, as well as the tonal qualities you prefer. Different violins respond better to different string types. Metal strings,...Read More

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Danny R. Glover, Editor
Answered: Jul 23, 2018
What is unique about the violin is that the bow is made of horse hair, which comes from the horse's tail. Traditionally, bow hair comes from the tail of a grey male horse, (which has...Read More

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L. Hawkes, Teacher
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
It depends upon whether or not your heart is indeed set upon learning. It takes patience and practice to learn. You also must stay motivated to keep going. Touch, control your body, and physical...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Jul 23, 2018
Unlike guitars where you use your fingernails or picks to play the strings, violins are played using a bow. Average violinists can play 4 octaves on a violin but exceptional players can play 2...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 23, 2018
The violin is known to be one of the hardest string instruments to play. Once you know how to play this, then you have truly made an effort to learn. This is normally used to play classical music...Read More

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