More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Hermann Richard Pfretzschner – a biographical sketch
- Roland Baumgartner, Basel: an expert dedicated to antique violins
- Noteworthy families of Markneukirchen violin makers
- Samuel Zygmuntowicz: understanding Stradivarius in New York
- Violin makers and masters: archive "P-R"
- Daniele Scolari and the second generation of the new art of violin-making in Cremona