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.