Ultimate Guide to Bowed String Instruments

a violin

Bowed string instruments got their name due to the fact that the sound is made by rubbing the strings by means of horsehair stretched on a bow. The violin family that we know today, which includes the violin, viola, cello, and double bass, came from the oldest viola da braccio, which was … Read more

Guide to the Ukelin

A photo of the ukelin

You probably heard about the ukulele and the violin, but have you heard about the ukelin? One of the most mysterious and unique instruments that were recorded was this instrument called ukelin. It is a combination of a violin and Hawaiian ukulele that became popular in the year 1920s. This bowed psaltery … Read more