How to Buy a Violin Bow?

Answer Whether you're a student starting out on the violin, or a professional musician, choosing the right violin bow to buy can be difficult. There are a variety of violin bows available in the marketpla... Read More »

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Does Celtic music have a first violin part and second violin part?

According to Fiddling Around the World, traditional Celtic music does not typically have first and second violin parts. Usually, a Celtic music ensemble will be small and consist of only one fiddl... Read More »

How to Buy a Violin?

The violin (sometimes called a fiddle when used in folk music) is a four-stringed classical instrument played by rubbing the strings with a bow and using your fingers to adjust the sound of the str... Read More »

How to Clean a Violin Bow?

The bow is a very important part of the violin; without it, you would need to play pizzicato all the time. Here are some ways to keep your violin bow like new.

What is used to play the violin?

A bow is used to play the violin. The handle of the bow is called the frog. The other end of the bow weighs much less than the frog so as not to put too much weight on the strings. The violin can a... Read More »