Origin of fingerboard
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The tuning of the strings on the fingerboard of the barytone was on the same principle as that of the gamba.
They were at first limited to the lower part of the fingerboard, as was the case primarily with the violin.
As the stroke proceeds the pressure is gradually withdrawn, the bow moves more slowly, and approaches the fingerboard.Chats to 'Cello Students
The correct positions for stopping the intervals are marked on the fingerboard by little metal ridges called frets.
The neck and fingerboard are made of hard wood, such as ebony, beech or pear.
- the long strip of hard wood on a violin, guitar, or related stringed instrument upon which the strings are stopped by the fingers
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