More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Violin makers and masters: archive "A-C"
- The violin wolf tone
- The end of the great instrument-making companies in Mirecourt
- International violin making competitions: Ente Triennale Cremona, Concours Etienne Vatelot, VSA competition, Mittenwald violin making competition
- Contemporary violin makers
- Hermann Richard Pfretzschner – a biographical sketch