More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Hermann Richard Pfretzschner – a biographical sketch
- Klingenthal: the origin of violin making
- Amati – the family that invented the violin
- W E Hill & Sons: on the Mt Parnassus of the art of violin making
- Rembert Wurlitzer and the travels of antique violins
- Violin makers and masters: archive "V-Z"