Instruments similar to or like Violin

Wooden chordophone in the violin family. Wikipedia

  • Cello

    Bowed (and occasionally plucked) string instrument of the violin family. Its four strings are usually tuned in perfect fifths: from low to high, C2, G2, D3 and A3. Wikipedia

  • String instrument

    String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings when a performer plays or sounds the strings in some manner. Musicians play some string instruments by plucking the strings with their fingers or a plectrum—and others by hitting the strings with a light wooden hammer or by rubbing the strings with a bow. Wikipedia

  • Viol

    Any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed instruments with hollow wooden bodies and pegboxes where the tension on the strings can be increased or decreased to adjust the pitch of each of the strings. Frets on the viol are usually made of gut, tied on the fingerboard around the instrument's neck, to enable the performer to stop the strings more cleanly. Wikipedia

  • Mandolin

    Stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is generally plucked with a plectrum. It most commonly has four courses of doubled metal strings tuned in unison, thus giving a total of 8 strings, although five (10 strings) and six (12 strings) course versions also exist. Wikipedia

  • History of the violin

    The violin, viola, and cello were first made in the early 16th century, in Italy. In paintings by Gaudenzio Ferrari from the 1530s, though Ferrari's instruments had only three strings. Wikipedia

  • Violin family

    Developed in Italy in the 16th century. Viole da braccio which was used to distinguish them from the viol family . Wikipedia


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