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2. The four strings of the violin

The violin has four strings. They are G, D, A, E.

The G string is the thickest and also the lowest string on the violin.

The D string is slightly thinner than the G string, five notes higher than the G string.

The A string is thinner than D string, five notes higher than the D string.

The E string is the thinnest , five notes higher than the A string.

See Fig. 3

The four strings have different lengths, so that each string has its own peg. See Fig.3