|The violin is a musical instrument of the family
of violas; the violin is
constituted by a case, from the characteristic curvilinear form, from it a brief handle
apart to whose extremity has assured the four strings that go to finish to the
fund of the case of resonance; the violin is played with a bow that has passed on the strings producing different
tonalities of sounds.
The gold age of the violin began in the final period of the Baroque and it is here that The violin is defined the voice of the classical music. As the orchestra, of which it is the most representative instrument, the violin is in fact in partnership to that kind of cultured musical defined improperly classical. The modern denomination of " violin " appeared for the first time in 1577; the first builder was the lutist of Brescia G. Bertolotti.
It is however certain to think that Italy is the country of the violin and to such fame
contributed the very famous families of liutists: Amati, Stradivari, Guarnieri. The violin
is still considered the virtuosic instrument
for excellence. Famous pages for the violin were
written by Mozart, Beethoven, Paganini, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Cajkoviskij. But beyond of
that of the "big music"
performed in the theaters and in the concert rooms, that of the frac and of the big
soloists, exists, and it has always existed, a new " violin ",
that of the small " music " that plays again in the plazas, in the farmhouses
and in the ballrooms during the numerous festive recurrences, the marriages and the
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