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The Violin Explained: Components, Mechanism, and Sound

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Throughout its history the violin has had a mystique with many curious beliefs. Physicists have now discovered how it produces its sound, though this knowledge is largely inaccessible to makers and players. Assuming no scientific background, this unique book explains not only how a violin produces sound but also of how that sound causes what we hear. Drawing on extensive experience as a performer and composer, Beament includes down-to-earth advice on strings, maintenance, purchase, and children's instruments.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-242) and index.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

1. Sound and Vibration

2. The Vibration of Strings

3. The Bridge, Soundpost, and Tailpiece

4. The Violin Body

5. Resonance and Response

6. Hearing String Sound

7. Under the Ear and Far Away

8. The Bow

9. How Glue Works

10. Varnish and Varnishing

11. Real Strings

12. Purchase, Maintenance, and Children's Instruments

Further Reading of Several Kinds

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198167396
Author:
Beament, James
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Strings
Subject:
Construction
Subject:
Violin
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Music | Performance Studies, Applied Music | Strings
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Violin -- Construction.
Subject:
Violin - Acoustics
Subject:
Music-Strings
Edition Number:
New as pbk. ed.
Series Volume:
1509
Publication Date:
20001131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
59 line illus.
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
6.14x9.21x.55 in. .81 lbs.

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