In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1violín masculine(solo) (before noun) de violín(concerto) para violínfirst violin — primer violín feminine
- first/second violins — primeros/segundos violines
- The bows of the cellos, violins and double-basses seem to caress your heart strings and not those of their instruments.
- There was music in the background, But it wasn't tambourines or wild violins.
- The violins, viola and cello were played with great vigour, intensity and lyrical beauty.
- She nodded, but continued to watch the four women in their smart black dresses playing violins, viola and cello.
- Other creations include a retooled vintage piano, violins, wooden bells and a harp.
- And they sing and play oboes and clarinets and violins and cellos and recorders on through the late afternoon in a warm, close auditorium.
- They hope to take partygoers into the night with a medley of violins, violas, cellos and trumpets.
- Heavy, overbearing guitars clash with feeble pianos, annoying violins, and misplaced horns.
- The violins send you to a spooky gothic period and the guitar adds substance to the track.
- For three minutes, violins slowly weep, guitars are slowly strummed, and falsetto harmonies are echoed into oblivion.
- Two thirds of the children had some musical experience and those with orchestral skills played violins, clarinets, cellos, flutes and saxophones.
- The real stars for me were four young girls playing classical music on three violins and a cello outside Betty's Café.
- These are songs built around a yearning violin, a plucky banjo riff or an accordion sigh.
- She sang as a child, took classical voice lessons and played both the piano and the violin.
- The festivities were just starting, and the strings of violins could be heard even outside the party.
- An odd looking assembly of musicians then clutter the Hollow's general performing area sporting several guitars, violins and a couple of disconcerting beards.
- Cellos, violins, violas and flutes are used to frame Antony's voice and piano, and torch songs such as ‘My Lady Story’ feel exquisitely sad.
- Oboes, flutes and violins flutter over acoustic guitar, the foundation of most songs on this CD.
- Some of the prisoners did find time to make musical instruments such as violins from the dismantled hulls of sunken boats and hard wood salvaged from collapsed buildings.
- Mark Kelly's guitar added soul to the group as he bashed out a harmonious antidote to the high pitch of the violins.
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