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 Play "Ode to Joy" on Violin?

The famous song "Ode to Joy" is written by Beethoven, and even nowadays, among bands and orchestras, it is really popular. The song is in the key of D, which means that, instead of playing F natura... Read More »

How to Hold a Violin?

Holding a violin incorrectly can stifle your sound, keep you from advancing in your tone and speed and cause the violin to slip while playing. A violinist uses their hand, chin, jaw, collarbone and... Read More »