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History Of The Violin

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Violin

The violin is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in
perfect fifths. It is the smallest and highest-pitched member of violin
family. A violin is sometimes informally called a fiddle, a term
originated from instrument’s use in folk music, but sometimes used
regardless of the music played on it.

The person who plays the violin is called a violinist, and a person who
makes or repairs them is called a luthier.

Violin strings

Strings were the first...


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Violin, violin sheet music, violin cases, violins, violin music, electric
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Violin

The violin is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in
perfect fifths. It is the smallest and highest-pitched member of violin
family. A violin is sometimes informally called a fiddle, a term
originated from instrument’s use in folk music, but sometimes used
regardless of the music played on it.

The person who plays the violin is called a violinist, and a person who
makes or repairs them is called a luthier.

Violin strings

Strings were the first made of sheep gut, stretched, dried and twisted.
Modern strings may be gut, solid steel, stranded steel and various other
synthetic materials. Strings have a limited lifetime apart from obvious
things such as the winding of string coming undone from wear; a player
will generally change a string when it no longer plays true or when it
loses the desired tone.

Violin Sheet Music

Violin sheet music is a hand-written or printed form of musical notation,
like its analogs books or pamphlets. The medium of sheet music is paper
earlier was parchment. The term sheet is intended to differentiate music
on paper from a recording, broadcast or live performance and usually
refers to the print publication of commercial music alongside the release
of the film.

Sheet music can be used as a record of, a guide to, or a means to
perform, a piece of music. It can be studied to create a performance and
to elucidate aspects of the music that may not be obvious from mere
listening.

Violin Cases

Musafia Violin cases are high quality cases made for the violin. The
cases are manufactured from a high standard multi laminate wood shell and
screw-attached Cordura cover with an exterior pocket. They also make
viola cases and double cases, which are cases that carry two violins or
violas. These cases have excellent craftsmanship, and are considered the
best cases in the world.

Electric Violin

An electric violin is a violin equipped with electronic output of its
sound. It can refer to standard violin fitted with an electric pickup or
to an instrument made to be electrify with built in pickups. Electric
violin signals usually pass through electronic processing, in the same
way as an electric guitar, to achieve a desired sound. This could include
delay, reverb, chorus, distortion, or other effects.

Violin Stores

Visit eWoss for a large collection of Violin Stores resources. Find
Violin Stores and much more. Make eWoss your preferred search engine.

Violin Lessons

Violin Primer Book by Jim Tolles shows the beginner all the techniques
necessary to get started on the violin. Includes many illustrations
showing how to hold the bow and violin, and many exercises to develop
good bowing technique and learning how to play in tune. The easy to
follow step by step instruction makes this the perfect book for school
orchestra programs or group instruction.

Free violin sheet music

If you are looking for violin sheet music to expand your repertoire
without breaking your budget, you have several legal options.

The first thing you ought to know about sheet music is that most
arrangements are protected by copyright. Yes, most music known by the
catch-all term classical was written before 1923 and now is public domain
in the United States. That means the music is owned by no one, and can be
freely copied and performed without having to pay royalities to the
composer or his estate.
But even though musical compositions might be public domain, many
arrangements of those works were published in 1923 or later and are
protected by copyright. That means you cannot legally post or download
them online without permission of the copyright owner.

Here the lists for free violin sheet music:

Werner Icking Music Archive, public domain works in .pdf (not easy to
search, but if you've got some time to browse, there's a lot of stuff
there).

FreeScores.com, a sheet music directory of public domain works,
searchable by instrument.

If you're looking for software to convert midi music to digital sheet
music, try the free 30 day trial from MidiNotate at Make Your Own Sheet
Music.

				
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