The Amadeus Book of the Violin
Construction, History, and MusicBook - 1998
This encyclopedia of the violin covers the mechanics of its construction through its history and evolution to its literature and performing traditions, with details and anecdotes. From the great violin makers of Cremona to the influence of key composers and virtuosos on the violin's development, every facet of the subject is exposed.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, c1998
Characteristics: 597 p. : ill. ; 24 cm