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Main topic: Violin
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(As of: 2017-11-01)

Violinwiki, a wiki hosted in the European Union country of the Czech Republic, is an online specialised encyclopaedia with one topic – the violin.

This wide topic – acoustic violin – further branches into the articles containing:

  • the biographies of composers who composed for the violin;
  • the biographies of violin pedagogues; their life and the published works;
  • the biographies of luthiers and bow makers;
  • the lists of composer's works for violin or works containing a violin part;
  • etude analysis: what skill the etude develops, which piece/s it is a preparation for, technical and musical advice for the given etude;
  • technical and musical analysis of the pieces: fingering, bowing, phrasing, teaching points, pitfalls for the students of the piece and alternative interpretations for pieces from Twinkle to Tchaikovsky;
  • the descriptions and explanations of various violin techniques accompanied by photos and videos;
  • the description of violin books – method books, scale books, etude books, from Geminiani to Ševčík;
  • the description of the instrument;
  • information about the violin strings.