Nor did he say anything when she exchanged the guitar for a violin and paid for lessons.
He was good enough with the violin now.
A few minutes later the soft refrain of a violin drifted into the kitchen.
Jonathan was in his room, practicing the violin and she was folding towels on their bed when Alex returned.
This lowering tendency towards the low church pitch, and the final adoption of the latter as a general mean pitch throughout the 18th century, was no doubt influenced by the introduction of the violin, which would not bear the high tension to which the lutes and viols had been strained.