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I think a simple Google search could give you that information. You probably should do that before asking here. But, here is one that I pulled up on Google that looks promising. http://fiddlerman.com/ (I'm not exactly sure what you mean about practicing on the G string? Probably a beginning course/book would teach you notes on the G string.)
This depends on the piece of music (genre, style), not to mention what the composer may have wanted. Some pizzicatos are meant to be plucked simultaneously while others are basically strummed -- and in the latter case sometimes from top to bottom! There are notations such as vertical arrows which can indicate the strum direction.
It's just a naming convention for the scale length. The numbers don't actually equate to anything. See the quote below: Smaller scale instruments are used extensively to teach younger players. The size of these is described by a "conventional" fraction that has no mathematical significance. For example, a 7/8 violin has a scale of about 317 mm, a ...
Yes, they are tuned at the same pitch. And according to this source the strings are usually the same gauge too. This means that the strings will be looser (i.e. have less tension) when tuned to the same pitches. The source linked to above suggests that this contributes to smaller sized violins being hard to tune. I don't play violin, but I have certainly ...
The answers here are mostly wrong, confusing "perfect fifth" with "tuner fifth". Special string tuners may or may not tune in perfect fifths: no idea. However, a "straightforward" tuner will display correct pitches according to an equal tempered scale. And equal tempered fifth is 2 cent short of a perfect fifth. In order to be able to play double stops ...
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