3D22.10 Violin

Concepts

String resonance

Overview

Strings are played to show the relationship between string length and pitch.

Details

Equipment

  • [1] violin
  • [1] bow

Classroom Assembly

  1. Tune the violin.
  2. Apply rosin to the bow if necessary.

Important Notes

  • Details of the violin can't be seen in a large lecture hall, but the sound can be clearly heard.

Script

  1. Using the bow, play the strings one by one to show how string length affects pitch.
  2. Hold a string at 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, etc of it's length while bowing to demonstrate overtones.

 

Additional Resources

References

  • PIRA 3D22.10

Last revised

  • 2018

Technicals

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