Famous string instrumentalists, string/keyboard instruments, an index of websites; violin, double bass, viola, cello, harpsichord, guitar
See also: Piano and Violinists
BASS, DOUBLE BASS *
Complete source of Bass instruments and Bass supplies for the double bassist.
specialists in double bass accessories and equipment, bass restoration, and bass repairs.
CELLO, CELLISTS *
Internet Cellists Society
The Cellist’s Gateway to the Net
Famous cellists *
Bach for the guitar.
Bass guitar. How to Play Bass
Bass lessons, with an online metronome.
CrossRoads offers a new way to learn to play guitar with guitar tabs, steaming videos, sound clips, tablature, live on-line lessons and much more.
A website made to inspire guitarists, offering educational resources, a blog on great composers and recordings.
A guitarist’s resource site dedicated to high-quality, long-form resources for guitar players and teachers, focusing on gear and lesson-related material.
Learn guitar online. Guitar Tricks is an ever-expanding library of guitar lessons that you can access anytime to improve your guitar ability. 45 guitar instructors from all over the world have joined together to create one source for online guitar lessons.
Hago Hampshire Guitar Orchestra U.K.
A community orchestra, featuring 4 different sizes of classical guitar, from alto to contrabass; winners of the Guitar Orchestra competition of Great Britain.
Mad Guitar Licks.com
“Mad Guitar Licks” is a completely free resource which offers dozens of guitar licks and lessons via video (with tablature), guitar lesson reviews, and famous “Rock God” biographies detailing how some of the greatest guitarists of all time learned to play.
The official website of Smaro Gregoriadou, Greek classical guitar soloist and composer. Smaro attempts a redefinition of the classical guitar’s sound and technique through the “Reinventing guitar” project that she introduced in 2009, based on Kertsopoulos Aesthetics platform of inventions. Her ongoing investigation and practical application concerns factors like instrumental design & construction, string materials & configurations, and tuning schemes – and how they affect performance techniques, interpretive possibilities and sonic qualities.
A harpist’s web portal.
General information about the harp.
General information about the harp.
The Gaelic harp of Ireland and the Scottish Highlands.
Asni: harp lore
Descriptions of several types of historical European harps, with sound samples.
Famous harpists *
HARPSICHORD, SPINET, CLAVICHORD *
The British Harpsichord Society
Extensive information related to the harpsichord.
Sounds of Harpsichords and related instruments.
Descriptions, images and harpsichord web links.
Well-known harpsichordists *
The Viola Website
Home for violists on the web.
Everything you wanted to know about the viola but were afraid to ask.
Well-known viola players *
Ion Voicu International Foundation
Official web site for Roumanian violist Ion Voicu.
Discography, mp3 samples, reviews, articles, by violist, concert/recording artist, and educator.
VIOLA DA GAMBA *
Jordi Savall’s official website.
VIOLINISTS, VIOLIN RESOURCES *
Violin Competitions *
World Federation of International Music Competitions
Search by place and discipline.
Pinchas Zukerman Violin Lessons Video Archive
Maestro Pinchas Zukerman offers you the opportunity to learn by observing, searching, and studying this growing archive of violin and viola lessons. Each video is an individual lesson or masterclass with Maestro Zukerman and Patinka Kopec. The accompanist is Tatiana Goncharova.
How to Choose a Violin: 10 Factors to Consider According to Science
Practice techniques, free violin sheet music, violin recordings, violin library. Choosing the right violin can seem like a daunting journey, but there are many factors that can be taken into account to help you decide which is the best choice for you.
A directory of musicians, discussion board, web pages.
A web site for violin students. The purpose of the site is to promote the violin by providing interesting information on a daily basis. The target audience is children between the ages of 7 and 17, but there is material that is of interest to most musicians.