The Violin: A Research and Information Guide

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Februar 2006



The violin was first mentioned in a book in the sixteenth century. An abundant and diverse literature on the instrument has grown since then, and a complete general guide to these materials has not been produced in the modern era. The last, Edward Heron-Allen's "De" "Fidiculis Bibliographia," was published in1894. This book fills that void, organizing and annotating information on the violin from a variety of fields and sources. It provides a comprehensive, though selective, guide to all facets of the instrument. The book is divided into 4 main parts: Reference and General Studies; Acoustics and Construction; Violin Playing, Performance Practice, and Music; and Violinists, Composers, and Violin Teachers. It will serve as a ready reference for students and scholars, and is a welcome addition to the esteemed Routledge Music Bibliography series.


Introduction Part 1: Reference and General Studies General Music Reference. Electronic Resources. General Violin Bibliographies. Discography. Periodicals. General Studies of the Violin. Part 2: Acoustics and Construction Acoustics and Mechanics. Violin Making: Construction and Repair. Violin Makers. The Bow. Collecting and Dealing. Authentication: Frauds and Forgeries Part 3: Violin Playing and Performance Practice History of Violin Playing. Pedagogy. Competitions. Health Issues. Violin Playing and Recording Technology Part 4: Violin Music Reference: Lists and Guides. General Surveys. Studies by Genre. Studies by Period. Studies by Region. Studies by Composer Part 5: Violinists, Violinist-Composers, and Violin Teachers Reference. Collective Biographies. Studies by Region. Women Violinists. Violinists of African Descent. Folk Violinists. Individual Biographies. Author Index. Name Index. Subject Index
EAN: 9780815336372
ISBN: 0815336373
Untertitel: 'Routledge Music Bibliographies'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2006
Seitenanzahl: 410 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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