This page shows the measured eigenmodes of vibration for a violin made by Antonio Stradivari. For the sake of the animation, the amplitudes have been greatly exaggerated and the frequencies slowed down (slow-motion display).

Eigenmodes of Vibration of a Violin

Example: Violin by Antonio Stradivari (1712) – „Schreiber“-Stradivari.

Violine von Antonio Stradivari (anno 1721) in unserem Akustiklabor.