More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Violin makers and masters: archive "J-L"
- The second phase: the more recent history of violin making in western Bohemia
- Markneukirchen: violin making at the crossroads of craftsmanship and trade
- Joseph Hel: a master in the Vuillaume tradition
- John Dodd: a legend of oyster shells and silver spoons
- Amati – the family that invented the violin