String Instruments
Fiddle vs Violin – What are the Differences?

Fiddle vs Violin – What are the Differences?

The fiddle and violin are the same instrument. The different terms are used depending on what style of music of being played. The term violin is used for classical music, whereas the term fiddle is more often used for folk, bluegrass, or country music. However, there can be slight differences in instrument setup, ...

The 5 Best Banjos for Beginners (2021)

The 5 Best Banjos for Beginners (2021)

This article includes our pick of the best banjos for beginners to suit all budgets, ranging from basic beginner banjos to get you started, higher-quality ones that will last many years, to more light-weight travel-friendly options.  Later in the post, you will also find answers to some of the most common ...

Instruments in Carnatic Music (Percussion and Stringed)

Instruments in Carnatic Music (Percussion and Stringed)

Carnatic or Karnatak (as in the state Karnataka, India) music evolved from the Hindu traditions in Southern Indian between the Eastern Ghats and the Bay of Bengal. It remained similar to the musical traditions of the north for the early half of its existence. Carnatic music generally involves an ensemble of musicians ...

The 5 Best Autoharps for Beginners and Pros (2021)

The 5 Best Autoharps for Beginners and Pros (2021)

The Autoharp is not the most widely-known instrument, but its distinctive sound and easy method of playing make it very rewarding to play. (Pictured above: An autoharp by Oscar Schmidt (left), and June Carter Cash playing an Autoharp). The Autoharp was invented in the late 19th century and it’s claimed by ...

5 of the Best Violin Lessons Websites Online

5 of the Best Violin Lessons Websites Online

Today there are so many options for violin lessons online. This article shows you some of the best ones that you should consider. Old or young, it’s never too late to start learning how to play an instrument, and when you start looking for a way to learn how to play violin online, you will be flushed with thousands ...

List of String Instruments in an Orchestra

List of String Instruments in an Orchestra

We could say that all instruments in an orchestra can be classified into four large groups. Those groups would be brass, percussion, string and woodwind instruments. String instruments would be the most common and definitely the most prominent group of instruments in every orchestra. Thanks to a tone quality, as ...

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