Violin History Essay

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A member of the string family, the violin stands as one of the most popular and well known instruments in the world. All instruments in the string family are playing by stroking the bow on strings at the same time fingers are being pressed onto the fingerboard. Like most instruments, it is difficult to trace back in history when the instrument was truly conceived. It is believed the violin was developed around the 1500s and Italian luthiers polished the instruments features. The principle form of the violin was originally made by an Italian, Andrea Amati. In 1626, one of the world's first orchestras, the 24 Violons du Roi, attributed 5 different sizes of violins. This was exceptional until one of the greatest luthiers to ever live made the
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