More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- The brothers Gemunder - Pioneers in American violin making
- Hermann Richard Pfretzschner – a biographical sketch
- Cremona - the early Lombard history of violin making
- Violin makers and masters: archive "P-R"
- Markneukirchen: violin making at the crossroads of craftsmanship and trade
- Klingenthal: the origin of violin making