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An encyclopedia of the violin

Author: Alberto Bachmann
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1966.
Series: Da Capo Press music titles
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alberto Bachmann
OCLC Number: 220137017
Notes: Reprint of the 1925 edition.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 470 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 24 cm
Contents: The origin of the violin --
Violin makers in Europe --
Violin makers in America --
The construction of the violin --
Color and varnishes --
The violin bow --
makers and construction --
Violin bridge, string and robin 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 music titles
Responsibility: Alberto Bachmann ; original introduction by Eugéne Ysaÿe ; preface to the Da Capo edition by Stuart Canin.

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