Strings
Girl playing violin

Violin

Woman playing a viola

Viola

Man playing a cello

Cello

Man playing a double bass

Double Bass

These instruments are usually played with a bow, which is pulled across the strings in a forward and backward motion. The strings can also be plucked with a finger to create a different sound.

Get inspired.

Search for these artists to find out how stringed instruments sound.

Mozart

Nigel Kennedy

Beethoven

Yehudi Menuhin

Vivaldi

Who to contact

Barnsley Music Service logo
Barnsley String Bands logo
Sheffield Music Academy logo
Sheffield Music Academy
Rhythym Inc logo

Meet the instruments

Violin

Violin

Viola

Cello

Double Bass