- The history of the violin - A quick overview about the history of the violin, including answers to questions such as "Why old master instruments sound so good"
- National Music Museum- Violins Pictures of violins by Andrea Amati, Cremona, ca. 1560, and other rare instruments.
- Violin Acoustics - University of New South Wales
- Musical Instrument Samples - University of Iowa Electronic Music Studios; anechoic recordings of violin sounds, both arco and pizzicato at various dynamics.
- Videos of famous violinists
- Why is the violin so hard to play? - Answers this question, as well as explaining the mechanics of bowed strings. Technical but very accessible.
- Violin Making, step by step
- The Different Types of Violin Strings