More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Couesnon: The third defining element in modern violin making in Mirecourt
- Ludwig Bausch: the "German Tourte"
- J & A Beares and Beares: expertise during changing times
- The Hopf violin: a dynasty of Vogtland violin makers
- Ernst Heinrich Roth - a rediscovered master
- Klingenthal: the origin of violin making