Is it a Fiddle or a Violin?

Pre-Lesson Videos

Have students compare each pair of instrument videos on their Is It a Fiddle or a Violin? worksheet.



Tennessee State University Drumline, Tennessee State University Percussion Section


Brazilian samba reggae, 2015


Jeff Coffin

Nashville musician Jeff Coffin playing in 2020 on the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, which connects downtown and East Nashville.

Marici Saxes

“The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” by Handel

Electric Guitar


Metallica performing “Master of Puppets” at Lollapalooza Music Festival, 2022.

Commander in Chief and Thomas Valeur

“Zigeunerweisen” by Pablo de Sarasate, 2013.

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