violin octet (New modern streamlined family of violins)

~ Ensemble

Description

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."

Annotation

Treble violin
Soprano violin
Mezzo violin
Alto violin
Tenor violin
Baritone violin
Small bass violin
Contrabass violin

Annotation last modified on 2018-03-04 17:10 .

Relationships

invented by: Carleen Hutchins (Teacher, violinmaker & researcher) (1950 – 1960)
consists of: alto violin (Alto or vertical violin, for French "alto" credits, choose viola)
soprano violin
tenor violin
treble violin (Smallest member of the new violin family)
Wikidata: Q73818 [info]
information page: http://www.nvfa.org/8tet.html [info]