Many people consider that the greatest violinists of all time are long gone. But that’s not true. There are many great violinists today. Here is list of greatest violinists that not only include violinists of modern times but also of 20th and 21st century.
They say that Violin is hardest musical instrument to learn but produce the sweetest musical sound. This indeed is true as violin was tried by many musical greats before giving up and choosing other instruments like Piano and guitar. So what makes violin so difficult? First of all violin have small string gaps and the position in which it is played is not comfortable for many. Secondly violin needs a lot of concentration and that comes from practice, lot of practice. Thirdly, Pianist are not able to see the strings they are playing they have to feel it through their fingers. It is not like guitar or piano where you keep practicing and then become ray Charles. This problem arises on the beginner’s level. Due to this many music lovers give up violin easily.
Even though it is difficult to play yet we were blessed by many great violinists who revolutionized the classical music. If you are true music lover than you know that violin has an important role in classical music. In fact violin is the soul of classical music. No one can deny the fact that our modern music borrows heavily from the classical music. Violin being an important part of classical music shows its importance. Violin produces a soothing heart touching sound that could easily make you emotional.
So who are the greatest violinists of all time? Here we have chosen and listed 50 greatest violinists ever: