The violin is the highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments. The violin is also sometimes called a fiddle, usually when referring to it as a folk instrument. The acoustic violin is usually made with a spruce top with maple back and sides. The pegs, tailpiece, fingerboard, and chinrest are usually made of a hardwood such as ebony or boxwood. There are also electric violins available.
Violins are pitched in the key of C with its music being read on the treble clef.
It is used in a wide array of musical styles, from classic to jazz to rock.
Taylor’s carries a full line of violins ranging from student level to intermediate to professional including such brands as Doetsch, Dunov, Eastman, as well as many other brands and privately made instruments. We have instruments in the German, English, French and Italian Tradition. The expert staff at Taylor’s can help you choose your instrument or place a special order for an instrument to fit your needs.
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