Strings on a violin

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

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

What Are the Different Parts of a Violin? [Infographic]: http://takelessons.com/blog/parts-of-a-violin-z08?utm_source=social&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=pinterest

What Are the Different Parts of a Violin? [Infographic]: http://takelessons.com/blog/parts-of-a-violin-z08?utm_source=social&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=pinterest

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.

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.

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

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

P 4/4 Size Premium Brazilwood Violin Bow 4/4 Size by P $89.99. Based on the revolutionary re-hair technology developed for their fiberglass bow, P now offers a premium brazilwood violin bow for the violinist that prefers the feel of wood. Offering a well-balanced stick, features faux whalebone lapping and leatherette grip; the P Premium Brazilwood Violin Bow is an excellent option for the advancing string player. (Replacement hair hanks available separately).

P 4/4 Size Premium Brazilwood Violin Bow 4/4 Size by P $89.99. Based on the revolutionary re-hair technology developed for their fiberglass bow, P now offers a premium brazilwood violin bow for the violinist that prefers the feel of wood. Offering a well-balanced stick, features faux whalebone lapping and leatherette grip; the P Premium Brazilwood Violin Bow is an excellent option for the advancing string player. (Replacement hair hanks available separately).

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

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

"Peacock Liquid Guitar" was the title of this pin - I believe that's a violin actually! And it's gorgeous!

"Peacock Liquid Guitar" was the title of this pin - I believe that's a violin actually! And it's gorgeous!

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