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How much does a violin cost?
Violins & fiddles can cost anywhere from $50-$100,000.Violins for beginners are typically between $150-$300.
How long have violins been around for?
The modern violin has been around for roughly 500 years.
Who designed the violin?
It was said to have been designed in the 1500's by Andrea Amati.
Can playing a violin burn weight?
Playing the violin burns approximately 170 calories per hour.
what are violins made of?
Violins are typically comprised of spruce or maple wood.
What is the most expensive violin in the world?
What is the bow hair made of?
They can be made up of a variety of materials including nylon and horse hair.
What are the strings made of?
Violin strings were first made of sheep gut (commonly known as catgut), which was stretched, dried, and twisted. Other materials violin strings have been made out of include: solid steel, stranded steel, or various synthetic materials, wound with various metals, and sometimes plated with silver.
Does violins only come in one size?
No, they come in many different sizes.
What is a violin?
a stringed musical instrument of treble pitch, played with a horsehair bow. The classical European violin was developed in the 16th century. It has four strings and a body of characteristic rounded shape, narrowed at the middle and with two f-shaped sound holes.
What is another name for violin.
An old Italian term for the violin is "kit"
Who is Andrea Amati?
The person who designed the violin.
what group does violinists play in?
There are more violins in a symphony orchestra than any other instrument with an average of 40 violinists per orchestra.
What is the fastest song?
The violin speed record was set by playing Flight of the Bumblebee in 1 minute 6.56 seconds - which is 13 notes per second.
What is a person called if you make or repair a violin?
What does the name violin come from/
the Middle Latin word vitula meaning stringed instrument.
What is a electrofonic violin?
a semi‐electric instrument developed in 1938 by Marshall Moss, leader of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, and William Bartley, an engineer.
What orchestral family does the violin belong to?
What is the name of the lowest string on a violin?
Can the whether effect a violin?