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Strings On A Violin

Gibson Les Paul - what a lovely finish on this one. Is this antique violin finish perhaps?

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Fingerboard Chart. Play around on this site, they have an interactive fingerboard that shows you finger placement. Very helpful!

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Violin interiors...odd thought but if I am ever shrunk down for any reason this is where you will find in a violin!

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A 1893 Martin guitar in a "coffin" case is unveiled during a press preview, Wednesday March 5, 2014 in New York. The guitar is among a collection of 265 extremely rare guitars from a single individual that will auction at Guernsey’s on April 2 and 3. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

The octobass is an extremely large bowed string instrument constructed about 1850 in Paris by the French luthier Jean Baptiste Vuillaume (1798-1875). It has four strings and is essentially a larger version of the double bass. The instrument was, in fact, so large that it took two musicians to play: one to bow and the other to control the "fingering", and was consequently never produced on a large scale or used much by composers.

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Oh Shawnasie, If only they grew on trees! I would have a symphony garden in which I could simply pluck a violin and play to my hearts content! I truly miss playing!

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What Are the Different Parts of a Violin? [Infographic]:

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cello finger chart | If going up (moving from C to A string) – then the notes will be the ...

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Put Strings on a Violin

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This 18th-century violin makers shop by W. Foster Tracy, 1979, is a miniature built inside a full-size violin. It was on display at the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, Tucson, Arizona. All completed instruments and tools are fully functional in this model.

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Stroh violin, or Stroviols, is a trade name for a horn-violin, or violinophone—a violin that amplifies its sound through a metal resonator and metal horns rather than a wooden sound box as on a standard violin. The instrument is named after its designer, John Matthias Augustus Stroh, an electrical engineer in London, who patented it in 1899.

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