cello

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see violinviolin,
family of stringed musical instruments having wooden bodies whose backs and fronts are slightly convex, the fronts pierced by two f-hole-shaped resonance holes. The instruments of the violin family have been the dominant bowed instruments because of their versatility,
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cello

Music a bowed stringed instrument of the violin family. Range: more than four octaves upwards from C below the bass staff. It has four strings, is held between the knees, and has an extendible metal spike at the lower end, which acts as a support

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It's a method that he's perfected over decades spent in the cluttered basement workshop of his Shrewsbury home, just as he has perfected what he does down there - sawing, carving, planing, sanding and joining exotic woods to create sonorous bass violins that are prized by local musicians.
It was in keeping with the swinging tone of most of the evening (this was a holiday, after all), which began with the orchestra doing its big-band thing with an animated version of Louis Prima's ``Sing, Sing, Sing,'' complete with twirling bass violins with little American flags attached.
His "work" programs include footage of people making things such as peanut butter, bass violins, and stuffed bears.