More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- François Xavier Tourte and the modern violin bow (the violin bow, part III)
- Mirecourt - the spacious home of French violin making
- Roland Baumgartner, Basel: an expert dedicated to antique violins
- Violin makers and masters: archive "J-L"
- Mittenwald: contemporary violin makers
- The violin: provenance, value and appraisal