Violists: Viola, List of Violists, Esra Pehlivanli, Marika Shaw

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General Books LLC, Nov 24, 2010 - Music - 34 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Violist stubs, Viola, List of violists, M. Balamuralikrishna, Jan Tausinger, Cynthia Phelps, Will Taylor, Julian Rachlin, Martha Strongin Katz, Raphael Hillyer, Anni Rossi, Mat Maneri, Michael Tree, Garth Knox, Melia Watras, Philip Sainton, John Metcalfe, Otto Joachim, Bruno Giuranna, Milton Preves, Oskar Nedbal, Walter Trampler, Mikhail Bezverkhny, Helen Callus, Veronika Hagen, Esra Pehlivanli, G rard Causs, Robert Vernon, Diemut Poppen, Franz Beyer, Paul Coletti, Alfred Charles Hobday, Viacheslav Dinerchtein, Thomas Ryan, Michael Balling, Dino Asciolla, Sviatoslav Belonogov, Joseph de Pasquale, Eug ne Chartier, Lawrence Dutton, Yuko Inoue, Jethro Marks, Jodi Levitz, Marika Shaw, Napoleon Distelmans, Scott Slapin, Le n Zuckert, Peter Slowik, Abi Fry, Simon Rowland-Jones, Antoine Tamestit, Karen Ritscher, Matthias Durst, Pedro Saglimbeni Mu oz, Roberto D az, Cathy Basrak, Harold Levin, Ervin Schiffer, Thomas Kakuska, Daniel Benyamini, Carol Rodland, Paul Neubauer, Roland Glassl, Jean Sulem, Henry Myerscough, Veronika Toth, Carole Mukogawa. Excerpt: The viola ( or ) is a bowed string instrument. It is the middle voice of the violin family, between the violin and the cello. The viola is similar in material and construction to the violin. A full-size viola's body is between 1 inch (25 mm) and 4 inches (100 mm) longer than the body of a full-size violin (i.e., between 15 and 18 inches (38 and 46 cm)), with an average length of 16 inches (41 cm). Small violas for children typically start at 12 inches (30 cm), which is equivalent to a half-size violin. For a child who needs an smaller size, a fractional-sized violin is often strung with the strings of a viola. Unlike the violin, the viola does not have a standard full size. The body of a viola would need to measure about 20 inches (51 cm) long to match the acoustics of a...

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