The Oldest Violin

Undoubtedly, violin is one of the most beautiful and one of the oldest musical instruments the humanity knows.

The first violins are assumed to appear in Italy in the early Middle Ages.

Those who are wondering about the oldest violin that survived can find the answer to that question right now.

There is an old violin produced by one of the Amati family, namely Andrea Amati, in the middle of the 16th century.

The exact date is doubtful, and the historians can not come to the common ground even about the year when it was made.

The oldest violin also has got a name, the Charles IX.

It is being preserved in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.


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