The Violin

The violin is one of those instruments that has achieved a perfection in its construction. The hand sculpted violins of Antonio Stradivarius are not only perfect in their tone but the sculpting is of such a high quality that they can easily be compared to the sculptures of Michael Angelo.

The complicated design of the violin is responsible for the production of its unique tone. The violin consists of three units, namely, (a) the body which is the sound box, (b) the neck along with fingerboard, bridge, strings, tailpiece, and (c) the bow.