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:

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

Relationships

from:Italy
subtypes:violino piccolo
derived from:lira da braccio (Renaissance violin)
related instruments:viol family (Viola de gamba family)
consists of:bass violin (Sixteenth century precursor of the (violon)cello) (amount: previously)
cello
double bass (Contrabass of modern violin family)
octobass (Extralarge 3-string Bass) (optional)
viola
violin
violoncello piccolo (for violoncello use "cello")
part of:fiddle family
Wikidata:Q1365097 [info]