Modern Instrument Invented
Early to Mid-1500s
- The violin is the smallest and highest pitched instrument in the string family.
- There are more violins in an orchestra than any other instrument.
- The violin is made of wood and played with a bow made out of horse hair!
- The violin is sometimes referred to as a ‘Fiddle.’
Famous Orchestral Works Featuring the Violin
Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Watch Columbus Symphony Concertmaster Joanna Frankel introduce the violin!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring the Violin