Only the viola has kept its original name. The other instruments’ names (violin, violoncello, and violinbass) are variations of “viola.”
An expert says…
“In difficult times, people like to hear music...to be moved by what they hear. Music speaks different languages.” —Itzhak Perlman
Did you know?
A violin and fiddle are the same instrument. The only difference is the style of music you play.