The violin, viola, and cello were first made in the early 16th century, in Italy. The
earliest ... Since their invention, instruments in the violin family have seen a
number of changes. The overall ...
Most scholars credit Andrea Amati of Cremona (c.1511-1577), as the first known
violin maker because there exists documentation of two violins he created ...
The violin is a descendant from the Viol family of instruments. ... string violin was
in existence by at least 1520. By 1550 ... The modern bow had been invented.
In the 20th century the first electric violin was invented. Even though people try to
recreate exactly what Stradivari did to craft a violin, no one has been able to ...
Aug 20, 2009 ... The origin of the violin has always been murky. Scholars have suspected that the
violin's precursor, the viol, was invented in Spain in the ...
The Amati workshop was one of the finest violin ateliers in Europe, training many
apprentices who went on to careers as important instrument builders, possibly ...
Feb 10, 2016 ... Lira da braccio looked like a violin, and had drone strings. ... The first four-string
violin was documented to have been created by Amati in 1577 ...
He invented the viola organista – an organ with mechanically bowed strings in
place ... If a Leonardo drawing of a violin were discovered and authenticated, his
Jul 18, 2014 ... The violin first emerged in northern Italy in the early 16th century especially from
the Brescia area.Many archive documents testify that from ...
Joseph Merlin of Huy, Belgium invented the roller skates. To introduce his
invention he entered the ballroom-playing violin in 1759. Unfortunately he did not