Strings

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Definition

The family of instruments which have strings, e.g. violin, viola, cello and double bass. The sound is produced by dragging a bow across the strings or by plucking them with the fingers.

Examples


Grant Llewellyn, conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales introduces the String section of the orchestra.


See a string quartet playing Eine Kleine Nachtmusik here.

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