Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has put short recordings of violins and other stringed instruments in its collection online. The audio samples include a Bach Gavotte played on a 1641 Amati, a Purcell Prelude on a G.B. Gabrielli of 1761 and a Prelude by Marin Marais played on a French bass viola da gamba dating from around 1710.

The museum's website,, also features recordings of an English Stroh violin, a French trapezoidal-shaped violin, a Luis and Clark carbon fibre violin, and a 300-year-old tromba marina.