Anatomy of Musical Instruments

http://icreducation.tripod.com/id3.html

This is just a starter website link, many more to follow... including world music and handmade musical instruments, etc.

While you look at the master craftsmanship of a violin, here is a youtube video by Paul Dateh, a young hip hop virtuoso

doing a "Top 40 Violin Mashup" on youtube: that more 1 million viewers checked out... :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdSkr9kRBmY&feature=relmfu

This is what he is playing on, but a modern electrified version.... :-)

Anatomy of a Violin: these drawings are exquisite engineering:

part of The Analysis of a Whole and its Parts: Structure and Function...

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