violin family (Modern violin family)

~ Family

Description

Developed in the 16th century, these violas da braccio are distinct from the violas da gamba family. Modern members are * Violin (little viola) * Viola * Violoncello (small big viola) * Double Bass (replacing the violone (big viola)) Past members include the violone (now a considered a viol) and bass viol (a forerunner to the violoncello) Occasionally Octobass is included as a member.

Annotation

Developed in the 16th century, these violas da braccio are distinct from the violas da gamba family.

Modern members are:
* Violin (little viola)
* Viola
* Violoncello (small big viola)
* Double Bass (replacing the violone (big viola))

Past members included the violone (now a considered a viol) and bass viol (a forerunner to the violoncello) Occasionally Octobass is included as a member.

Annotation last modified on 2018-05-07 13:53 UTC.

Relationships

from: Italy
consists of: cello
double bass (Contrabass of modern violin family)
viola
violin
violoncello piccolo (for violoncello use "cello")
derived from: fiddle
related instruments: viol family (Viola de gamba family)
type of: bowed string instruments
Wikidata: Q1365097 [info]