What is a fiddle?


What is a fiddle?


The fiddle is one of the oldest instruments. The instrument developed in many different cultures and has a rich history in a variety of music from Celtic traditional music, to Irish folk music, to some traditional African musical styles.

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The fiddle is a small stringed instrument played with a bow. In Europe, it is descended from the lyre as a handheld folk instrument played across the...

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