Sweet Music Studio Podcast
Origins of the Violin - Part 2July 13, 2018 Sweet Music Studio
Welcome to the Sweet Music Studio! Today, I'm continuing to explore the history of the violin. As I've shown in previous posts, violin owes its existence to ancient instruments such as the rabab, rebec, vielle and viola/lira, used in northern Africa and eventually Europe. These instruments were played in an upright position and bowed.