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vi·o·lin

 (vī′ə-lĭn′)
n.
A stringed instrument played with a bow, having four strings tuned at intervals of a fifth, an unfretted fingerboard, and a shallower body than the viol and capable of great flexibility in range, tone, and dynamics.

[Italian violino, diminutive of viola, viola; see viola1.]

vi′o·lin′ist n.
vi′o·lin·is′tic adj.

violinistic

(ˌvaɪəlɪˈnɪstɪk)
adj
of, relating to, or characteristic of violins or violinists
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He identifies Galuppi as the successor to Antonio Vivaldi but also links Galuppi to Muzio Clementi by identifying various "high-classical" characteristics in his music (e.g., the Alberti bass, key areas, violinistic texture, tripartite movements, and other formal elements), outlining the structural features of Galuppi's sonatas in a substantial table at the end of the chapter.
Top score for guest leader Benjamin Gilmore who impeccably delivered the seemingly endless hairraising solo interjections (representing Strauss's wife) using a whole range of violinistic acrobatics.
No less enthusiasm was inspired by Wieniawski's violinistic technique--both his facility in the left hand and his lightness in bowing.
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Moment 29 runs the gamut of this set in an almost jarringly violinistic gesture.
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I may well lack the "social graces" Mr Redmond claims to accompany violinistic skills, but the violin has offered me an artistic life beyond even my hard-working mother's wildest dreams, performing not only in Liverpool's wonderful Philharmonic Hall but also in many parts of the world, with some of the greatest musicians ever.
This is consistent with contemporary French trio suites, where a restricted range and avoidance of the violinistic idioms common in Italian sonatas permit performance on a variety of treble instruments.(55)