The Violin Store


The violin is a string instrument in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the family in regular use. The violin typically has four strings tuned in perfect fifths, and is most commonly played by drawing a bow across its strings. Violins are important instruments a wide variety of musical genres. They are most prominent in the Western classical tradition and in many varieties of folk music. The violin is often known as the "fiddle". It is said the, "In Texas, you can't don't play music, unless you have a fiddle in the band".  Surprisingly, violins are also frequently used in jazz, a number of different forms of rock and roll and metal.  Further, the violin has come to be played in many non-Western music cultures all over the world. The violin is also an important instrument in Mariachi. In school it is commonly used in Orchestra, Strings Class, and Mariachi.


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