violin (Soprano of modern violin family)

~ String instrument


The most famous member of the violin family, it is actually the "small viol". Its register is soprano and it's a principal member of the symphony orchestra.


used in:mariachi
western classical
derivations:alto violin (Alto or vertical violin, for French "alto" credits, choose viola)
electric violin
soprano violin
tenor violin
treble violin (Smallest member of the new violin family)
part of:piano quartet (ensemble of piano, violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)
piano trio (ensemble of violin, cello and piano) (amount: 1)
Pierrot ensemble (ensemble flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano) (amount: 1)
string quartet (ensemble of 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola and cello) (amount: 2)
string quintet (ensemble of 2 violins, viola, cello and a fifth string instrument) (amount: 2)
string trio (ensemble of violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)
violin family (Modern violin family)
has hybrids:Stroh violin (Horn-amplified violin)
viololyra (Cretan lyra / violin hybrid)
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Wikidata:Q8355 [info]
information page:ædia_Britannica/Violin [info]
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