Bowed String Instruments: Viola

The history of the viola relates to the development of the other instruments within the violin family. These were first made in northern Italy between 1530 and 1550. These regions include cities such as Milan, Brescia, Cremona, and Venice. The work of illustrious...

String Instruments

  String instruments exist in almost all musical cultures. They produce sound from vibrating strings when the performer plays or sounds the strings in some manner. Today, bowed string instruments form the backbone of symphony orchestras, and people widely use...