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  13. violoncellos
Scope note
Large four-stringed instruments of the violin class; a bass violin tuned an octave below violas. They are structurally similar to violins but differ in having relatively deeper ribs and a shorter neck. They are often referred to simply as 'cellos'.
Accepted term: 20-May-2024