I invite you to hear the violin's melodic sounds through these stories.
The Violin: A True Story from the Holocaust
Father's Business by Victor Walter
A Violin With Three Strings
Wonderful Bibliography of a range of books that include violin playing (Kinder through adult)
Titanic violin authenticated as genuine - Here's a springboard to get your story written about the band members who played to the very end on the sinking Titanic!
All that's there is varnish and glue
On a box of wood and strings.
Yet with hairs on a stick, a select few
Manipulate these ordinary things,
For composers beyond compare.
Both impelled by an inner goal
To pluck sounds from the air,
And give voice to the human soul.