violin octet (New modern streamlined family of violins)
New Violin Family of eight proportionally-sized violins developed mainly by Carleen Hutchins, each based directly on the standard violin and its acoustic properties, thus their sound is at a more homogeneous pitch "near the two middle open strings."
|invented by:||Carleen Hutchins (Teacher, violinmaker & researcher) (from 1950 until 1960)|
|consists of:||alto violin (Alto or vertical violin, for French "alto" credits, choose viola)|
treble violin (Smallest member of the new violin family)
|information page:||http://www.nvfa.org/8tet.html [info]|