A stringed musical instrument of treble pitch, played with a horsehair bow. The classical European violin was developed in the 16th century. It has four strings and a body of characteristic rounded shape, narrowed at the middle and with two f-shaped soundholes.
- Oboes, flutes and violins flutter over acoustic guitar, the foundation of most songs on this CD.
- The bows of the cellos, violins and double-basses seem to caress your heart strings and not those of their instruments.
- She nodded, but continued to watch the four women in their smart black dresses playing violins, viola and cello.
Late 16th century: from Italian violino, diminutive of viola (see viola1).
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