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Anatomy of a Violin

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If you are planning to take violin lessons, then you must familiarize yourself with the instrument. Today we will dissect a violin for you and help you understand different parts that are there in a violin, this will make it easier for you to learn how to play the instrument.

  1. The scroll

Scroll is at the top of the violin which is attached to the neck. It is also known as the head. Generally, it is carved in a spiral shape, but sometimes some scrolls may be carved into an animal’s head as well. It is primarily decorative and doesn’t affect the sound of the instrument. Carving of the scroll tells a lot about the quality of the instrument.

  1. Pegbox and Pegs

Pegbox is located just beneath the scroll leading into the neck. Pegs are situated on this peg box therefore the peg box has spaces and holes in it. These are also called tuning pegs. Strings are attached to each peg, therefore there are four pegs as there … Read the rest