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An encyclopedia of the violin

Author: Alberto Bachmann
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, [1975]. ©1966.
Series: Da Capo Press paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Da Capo Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Contains a wide range of information relating to the history, construction, and technique of the violin as well as biographical information on noted violinists.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alberto Bachmann
ISBN: 0306800047 9780306800047
OCLC Number: 1055625
Notes: Reprint of the edition published by Da Capo Press, New York, which was a reprint of the 1926 edition published by D. Appleton, New York.
Description: xiv, 470 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations, portraits, music ; 22 cm
Contents: The origin of the violin --
Violin makers in Europe --
Violin makers in America --
The construction of the violin --
Colors and varnishes --
The violin bow --
makers and construction --
Violin bridge, string and rosin making --
Violin teaching and study --
The evolution of the art of violin playing --
How to practice --
Tone and its development --
Tone and the various bowings --
The evolution of violin technique --
The use of the bow --
Accentuation or emphasis --
The glissando or portamento --
Analyses of master violin works --
Violin collecting in Europe and America --
Chamber music --
The phonograph and the violin --
Glossary of musical terms --
Biographical dictionary of violinists --
Literature relating to the violin --
The development of violin music --
A list of music for the violin.
Series Title: Da Capo Press paperback.
Responsibility: written by Alberto Bachmann ; with an introd. by Eugene Ysaÿe ; translated by Frederick H. Martens ; edited by Albert E. Wier ; pref. to the Da Capo ed. / by Stuart Canin.
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"This encyclopedia is the diverse lexicographic work available in the English language and provides a treasure trove of information on the violin--its technique, its history, and its place in music.  Read more...

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