f-hole

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f-hole

- The s-shaped opening in a violin.
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It is a unique transitional model, featuring the larger body and "rolled in" f-holes that are found on subsequent Nationals made from 1934 onwards.
Using forceps and some oil, he dislodged a loose wood chip that had been carelessly left by the manufacturer between the F-holes and back of the violin, distorting its sound and ruining its tone.
From Amati to Stradivari to Guarneri, violins developed longer f-holes and thicker backs.
This dysfunctional cello--its f-holes are missing--has two cuff links secreted within it, transforming this member of the string family into a percussion instrument.