Fiddle

Missouri State Musical Instrument

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A young fiddler

Young fiddler; photo by Tim O'Brien (oberazzi) on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Fiddle

Missouri designated the fiddle as the official state musical instrument in 1987. The fiddle (violin) was an important part of life to the early pioneers at community gatherings and square dances.

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Images

Fiddle; photo by William (williamallthing) on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Fiddle (or violin)

Fiddle music is a traditional element of square dancing; photo by Gary Millar on Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Fiddler

Quicksand Farms Square dance Band; photo by Todd Dwyer on Flickr (use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Square dance band