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Violin (Fr. violon; Ger. Violine, Geige; It. violino; Sp. violín)locked

  • David D. Boyden,
  • Peter Walls,
  • Peter Holman,
  • Karel Moens,
  • Robin Stowell,
  • Anthony Barnett,
  • Matt Glaser,
  • Alyn Shipton,
  • Peter Cooke,
  • Alastair Dick
  •  and Chris Goertzen


Soprano member of the family of string instruments that includes the viola and cello (the Double bass is also usually considered to be a member of the violin family though in some of its features – all explicable in terms of the practicalities of playing such a large instrument – the influence of the ...

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