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Anthony Stradivari: The Celebrated Violin Maker

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Renowned nineteenth-century musicologist François-Joseph Fétis assembled this authoritative survey with the assistance of noted violin maker and dealer Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. Focusing on the work of the Italian master violin maker Stradivarius, this volume explores the early history and construction of stringed instruments. In addition, this valuable resource provides rare, contemporary glimpses of the world of Paganini, Schumann, and Berlioz.

A reprint of a rare 1864 publication, this study offers intriguing historical information to violinists, music historians, and music lovers of all ages. A new Introduction by famed musicologist Stewart Pollens provides further insights.

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Survey by a renowned musicologist explores the early history and construction of stringed instruments, work of the Italian masters, and bows of François Tourte. Provides contemporary glimpses of Paganini, Schumann, and Berlioz.

Synopsis:

Written by a renowned musicologist — with assistance from noted violin-maker and dealer Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume — this survey explores the early history and construction of stringed instruments. Topics include the work of the Italian master violin-makers and the bows of François Tourte. This valuable resource provides rare, contemporary glimpses of the world of Paganini, Schumann, and Berlioz.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486498263
Author:
Fetis, Francois-joseph
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Pollens, Stewart
Author:
Fetis, Francois-Joseph
Subject:
books on music
Subject:
violin making
Subject:
stradivari
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Music
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in

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Survey by a renowned musicologist explores the early history and construction of stringed instruments, work of the Italian masters, and bows of François Tourte. Provides contemporary glimpses of Paganini, Schumann, and Berlioz.
"Synopsis" by ,
Written by a renowned musicologist — with assistance from noted violin-maker and dealer Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume — this survey explores the early history and construction of stringed instruments. Topics include the work of the Italian master violin-makers and the bows of François Tourte. This valuable resource provides rare, contemporary glimpses of the world of Paganini, Schumann, and Berlioz.
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