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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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Annales musicologiques
Rivista musicale italiana
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
Acta musicologica
A. Moser: Geschichte des Violinspiels (Berlin, 1923, rev. 2/1966-7 by H.J. Nösselt)
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Oxford, Bodleian Library
Galpin Society Journal
W.L. von Lütgendorff: Die Geigen- und Lauten-macher vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart
Cambridge, University Library
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft
D.D. Boyden: A History of Violin Playing from its Origins to 1761 (London, 1965)
M. Praetorius: Theatrum instrumentorum [pt ii/2 of PraetoriusSM]
Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society of America
Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (Toronto, 2/1992)
Oxford, Christ Church Library
Washington, DC, Library of Congress, Music Division
M. Praetorius: Syntagma musicum, i (Wittenberg and Wolfenbüttel, 1614-15, 2/1615/R); ii (Wolfenbüttel, 1618, 2/1619/R; Eng. trans., 1986, 2/1991); iii (Wolfenbüttel, 1618, 2/1619/R)
Revue de musicologie
L. de La Laurencie: L'école française de violon de Lully à Viotti (Paris, 1922-4/R)
Bulletin français de la S.I.M. [also Mercure musical and other titles]
Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society
Early Music History
Journal of Musicology
Early Music
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
R. Vannes: Essai d'un dictionnaire universel des luthiers
S. Virdung: Musica getutscht (Basle, 1511/R)
Musical Quarterly