Posts Tagged "mandolin"

The violin and its cousins

The violin is a bowed string instrument. Both its origins and its inventor are quite controversial. It was inspired by several instruments, then inspired inventors and luthiers who came up with new instruments such as the Stroh violin, the Chanot violin and even the electric violin. Let’s explore the violin and its ‘cousin’ musical instruments as well as their origins.

Why do the mandolin and the violin go so well together?

Many violinists play mandolin. Do you know all subtleties between these 2 music instruments?