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 ...
The person credited with inventing the first modern violin was Andrea Amati. The
first four-string violin was documented to have been created by Amati in 1577 ...
Jun 21, 2016 ... Although the exact origins of the very first violin are debated, scholars agree on
the 'roundabout' roots concerning the violin's conception.
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.
But it didn't have much in common with a violin. It was in the 15th century when,
slowly, the family of gambs and violins developed. In the times of 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 ...
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 ...
Feb 10, 2016 ... It evolved from other instruments, the rebec, the vielle or fidel, and the lira da
braccio. ... Vielle was longer and deeper than a violin. It later evolved into the
hurdy gurdy. Lira da braccio looked like a violin, and had drone strings.
Oct 8, 2014 ... The elegant shape of the violin evolved over a period of 400 years, largely due to
the influence of four prominent families of instrument makers, ...
Violin, byname fiddle, bowed, stringed musical instrument that evolved during the
.... Secular folk music created by black Americans in the early 20th century.