Upright Violin?

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Upright Violin?

Postby Haroon » Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:27 am


Has the violin ever been played vertically (scroll up, like the cello) in Hindustani or Carnatic sangeet? Coming from a sarangi/saringda culture, would it not have made sense to hold the violin like this?

BTW, the Moroccan violin is played vertically, have a look:


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