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History of the Violin and the Legendary Violinist

History of the Violin and the Legendary Violinist

The violin is a string instrument that plays it with a swipe. The violin has 4 strings (G-D-A-E) set differently from each other at the fifth perfect interval, with the lowest tone being G. There are several types of violins: Alto, Cello, and double bass or counter bass. Violin can also be called by the name of Fiddle, Biola usually called Fiddle if to play traditional songs. If you need to hire professional violinist, you can visit our website or watch our you are the reason cover on Youtube.

For the origin of this instrument has existed since antiquity, but for the first modern violin appeared in the early 16th century, around 1520 in Northern Italy. In the sixteenth century, this was a period of glory for the Renaissance. because much of the influence of the Renaissance ultimately the violin gradually leads to modern forms today. This musical instrument is not known exactly who created, but the oldest violin that has 4 strings of the violin made Andrea Amati around the year 1555. Actually, before the violin, there is already a similar instrument like violin called Violetta but only have 3 strings. Andrea Amati was the first person to make a violin in 1555. Due to his unique and excellent voice, in 1960 the French King Charles IX ordered Andrea Amati to create 24 violin instruments at once. And the oldest violin to date is one of 24 violins of Charles IX, named “Charles IX” made at Cremona in 1960.

Giovanni Viotti and Nicolo Paganini, Louis Sphor and Joseph Joachim of Germany, Pablo de Sarasate of Spain, and Henri Vieuxtemps and Eugene Ysaye from Belgium, they were legendary violinists throughout Europe in the 19th century. In the twentieth century, the violin achieved new artistic value and had a high technique in the hands of American violinists, among them Isaac Stren and Yehudi Menuhin, Fritz Kreisler of Austrian descent. Jascha Heifetz, Mischa Elman and Nathan Milstein of Russian descent who became American citizens, Joseph Szigeti violist from Hungary and David Oistrakh from Russia. These are the only musicians and sole creators of violinist art in the 20th century among them, Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven; Franz Schubert from Austria; Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann from Germany; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky from Russia who carries a violin game full of romance; Claude Debussy from French; Arnold Schoenberg of Austria; Bela Bartok from Hungary; Igor Stravinsky.

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