More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Guarneri: Cremonese violin making in Stradivari's shadow
- Ludwig Bausch: the "German Tourte"
- The Ouchard dynasty of bow makers
- International violin making competitions: Ente Triennale Cremona, Concours Etienne Vatelot, VSA competition, Mittenwald violin making competition
- On the Chanot family of violin makers, ambassadors of the French school in England
- The end of violin making in Klingenthal