There are things that everyone knows but me so maybe you could help me out.
Why is a violin limited to the standard 4/4? Why stop there? What's so magical about 14"
There are 7/8 "ladies" models out there and a bunch of sub-fractional versions for tots. Does 14" plus violate some sort of physical law?
I expect that a violin at 1 1/8 would not be a real violin but so what? A 7/8 ladies size isn't a violin either but seems to be acceptable.
I suspect that perhaps the 14" violin had something to do with people being smaller a few hundred years ago(?)
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