cello (Small bass of modern violin family)

~ String instrument


Also know as violoncello (the "small large viol"), it is the medium bass member of the modern violin family and a principal member of the symphony orchestra.


used in:western classical
derivations:electric cello
derived from:bass violin (Sixteenth century precursor of the (violon)cello)
part of:piano quartet (ensemble of piano, violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)
piano trio (ensemble of violin, cello and piano) (amount: 1)
Pierrot ensemble (ensemble flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano) (amount: 1)
string quartet (ensemble of 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)
string quintet (ensemble of 2 violins, viola, cello and a fifth string instrument) (amount: 1-2)
string trio (ensemble of violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)
violin family (Modern violin family)
has hybrids:gehu (cello huqin)
picture:https://static.metabrainz.org/irombook/cello/cello_alt.png [info]
Wikidata:Q8371 [info]
other databases:https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/musical/instruments_cello.html [info]