bowed stringed instrument

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Noun1.bowed stringed instrument - stringed instruments that are played with a bowbowed stringed instrument - stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well"
bull fiddle, contrabass, double bass, string bass, bass fiddle, bass viol - largest and lowest member of the violin family
cello, violoncello - a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing
fingerboard - a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers
stringed instrument - a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
viol - any of a family of bowed stringed instruments that preceded the violin family
viola - a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower
fiddle, violin - bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
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Talking to reporter, Ustad Raees Khan said that the violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
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The British actress, whoseWelsh mum Nano is from Llandeilo, is having lessons on how to perfect the string instrument for her upcoming role as Florence Ponting in On Chesil Beach, which starts shooting in September.
As expectations around the country are going up, playing a string instrument has been helpful," says Robert Jesselson, executive director of NSPC and distinguished professor at the University of South Carolina.
This tres method book is a quick and easy introduction to playing this unique Cuban string instrument, whose origin can be traced to the end of the 19th century in eastern Cuba.
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This vessel provides the only visual proof that a string instrument existed in the New World before the arrival of the Spanish with their viols, violins, and guitars.
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Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, recently celebrated the production of its 100,000th string instrument, and 2007 marks the 10th anniversary for Yamaha String products--the first product created was the SV-100 Silent Violin in 1997.