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The Violin

Episode 12 of 30

Design of the violin was perfected in Cremona around 1700. James Naughtie on history shaping classical music.

James Naughtie presents a series chronicling the historical influences that affected the course of classical music.

12/30. The Violin.

The design and production of the violin were perfected in Cremona around 1700. The music of Antonio Vivaldi established the instrument's popularity.

Read by Laurence Fox.

15 minutes