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Music Term: Violin

V
V"ina
V-bridge
V.s.
Va
Vacuum tube
Vacuum tube volt meter
Vadi
Vagans
Vaghezza
Vago
Vakra
Valor
Vals
Valse
Valve
Valzer
Vamp
Vamp and fade
Vamp till cue
Vamphorn
Varana
Vari-speed
Variable-d
Variante
Variation
Variations
Varjit
Varsovienne
Vaudeville
Vca
Vca automation
Vca fader
Vca group
Vca master
Vca trim
Vco
Velato
Vellutato
Veloce
Velocissimo
Velocity antinode
Velocity message
Velocity microphone
Velocity node
Velocity sensitive
Venetian school
Veni sancte spiritus
Venite
Vent
Vent hole
Ventil
Ventilhorn
Veranderungen
Verbunkos
Vergrosserung
Verismo
Verkleinerung
Vermindert
Vers
Vers mesure
Verschiebung
Verse
Verse anthem
Verset
Versetzung
Versicle
Verstarken
Versus
Vertical interval code
Verve
Verzierungen
Vespers
Vezzoso
Vgd
Via
Vibes
Vibra-slap
Vibrafono
Vibraharp
Vibraphone
Vibraphone (or vibes)
Vibraslap
Vibration
Vibration isolator
Vibrato
Vidala
Vide
Viel
Vielle
Vielstimmig
Vienna horn
Viennese waltz
Vierhebigkeit
Viertel
Viertelnote
Viertelpause
Vierundsechzigstel
Vierundsechzigstelnote
Vierundsechzigstelpause
Vif
Vigoroso
Vihuela
Vikrit
Vilambit
Villancico
Villanella
Villanelle
Vinnula
Viol
Viola
Viola bastarda
Viola clef
Viola d'amore
Viola da braccio
Viola da gamba
Viole
Violento
Violetta
Violin
Violin family
Violine
Violino
Violon
Violoncell
Violoncelle
Violoncello
Violoncelo
Violone
Virelai
Virgil clavier
Virgin kick
Virginal
Virtual tracking
Virtuosity
Virtuoso
Vista
Vite
Vite, vitement
Vittorioso
Vivace
Vivacissimamente
Vivacissimo
Vivacity
Vivadi
Vivo
Voc.
Voca
Vocal
Vocal booth
Vocal cords
Vocal folds
Vocal music
Vocal range
Vocal score or piano-vocal score
Vocal style
Vocalese
Vocalise
Vocalization
Vocalize
Voce
Voce di petto
Voce di testa
Voci
Vocoder
Vogelpfeife
Voice
Voice as an instrument
Voice exchange
Voice leading
Voice over
Voices
Voicing
Voile
Vokal
Volante
Volata
Volatile memory
Volkslied
Volt meter
Volta
Volta brackets (1st and 2nd endings)
Voltage
Voltage control oscillator
Voltage controlled
Voltage controlled amplifier
Voltage controlled attenuator
Voltage controlled fader
Voltage controlled filter
Voltage controlled oscillator
Volte
Volteggiando
Volti
Volti subito
Volume
Volume control
Volume envelope
Volume pedal
Volume unit
Voluntary
Voodoo
Vorausnahme
Vorbereiten
Vordersatz
Vorhalt
Vorschlag
Vorspiel
Vortrag
Vortragszeichen
Vorwarts
Vorzeichnung
Votive
Vox
Vso
Vu
Vu meter
Vuelta
Vuoto
Vv
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Violin
Definition and background:
A bowed stringed instrument of soprano range. The modern violin has four strings tuned to g, d' , a' , and e'' and a range of G below middle C to E two octaves above the treble clef. The violin is one of the most popular orchestral instruments, and has been since the Classical era. It is an extremely versatile instrument and is capable of a wide range of expression and intensity. All the descendants of the viola da braccio family ( i.e., the violin, viola, and violoncello) have four strings, and are played with a bow. The back and belly of the instruments are slightly bulged, the soundholes are "f " shaped, they are fretless, the bodies are longer than the necks, and the fingerboards extend down far over the bodies.A bowed instrument with four strings, is used to provide the soprano and alto parts in the string section of the modern orchestra and the string quartet. It was developed in something approaching its modern form in the 16th century, gradually coming to occupy an unrivalled position because of it's remarkable acoustical properties and its versatility. particular distinction was added by the great violin-makers of northern Italy and of the Austrian Tyrol, while the later 18th century brought gradual changes of construction of both bow and instrument to provide greater resonance.
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