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History of the Violin

by William Sandys

  • 166 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violin makers,
  • Musical Instruments - Strings,
  • History,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Violin,
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • Music / Classical,
  • Bowed stringed instruments

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7640255M
    ISBN 100486452697
    ISBN 109780486452692
    OCLC/WorldCa67240883

      The Great Violin Mystery, aired in October of on PBS, is an educational documentary. This video is instructive about the actual contributions of acousti.   Published on Jan 4, Suzuki Violin Book 2. Audio only. It is important to listen to the recordings daily! TRACK TIMES (CLICK SHOW MORE) Chrous from "Judas Maccabaeus": Hunters' Chorus.

      The history of the violin can be traced back more or less to the 9 th century. One plausible ancestor for the violin is the rabãb, an ancient Persian fiddle which was common in Islamic empires. The rabãb had two strings made of silk which were attached to . History of the Violin “The violin, so deceptively simple, can both portray and inspire every emotion imaginable, imitating the braying of a donkey or delivering a tune of heart-rendering beauty.”-Toby Faber from Stradivari s Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection.

    or on a particular country, or on the whole history, I recommend him to look up in the “yellow pages” of the violin, i.e. the voluminous The History of the Violin by E. van der Straeten. The book contains a list of cassette’s albums that I have recorded for my personal and exclusive use. They provide me . Essential Elements Movie Favorites for Strings: Violin Book (Essential Elements String Folio). A collection of popular movie songs which can be played by the entire string group or by individual soloists with optional CD accompaniment.


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History of the Violin by William Sandys Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book discussed nearly all aspects regarding violin: its history; its structure, material, varnish; its repair and restore; the violin bow and string; the violin music, composers, the famous players and teachers, among other things. The drawings and photos are informative.

Very nice book to by: Looking for a history of the violin, great book to answer your questions. Well written and the illustrations are helpful.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. out of 5 stars Difficult to read, poor quality print. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Cited by: 8.

The Universal Dictionary of Violin & Bow Makers is a widely cited reference work providing information on approximately 9, violin makers. The work is based on the extensive notes of violinist and composer William Henley (). Item # $ The American Violin is a comprehensive history book of violin and bow making in America from the Violin Society of America and the Library of merce-product-gallery{ opacity: 1!important; }.

Comprehensive content – Learning through a violin book requires being able to have as much information as possible so that there is a good chance that when you are then with a human teacher or guide, it is easier to learn.

Violin history and music can be read from books and they provide the foundation for further training. The two earliest violin makers in recorded history are both from northern Italy: Andre Amati from Cremona and Gasparo di Bertolotti from Salon (Gasparo di Salon).

With these two violin makers, the history of the violin emerges from the fog of legend to hard fact. Violins produced by these two still exist today. In fact, the oldest violin in. The violin, viola, and cello were first made in the early 16th century, in Italy.

The earliest evidence for their existence is in paintings by Gaudenzio Ferrari from the s, though Ferrari's instruments had only three strings. The Academie musicale, a treatise written in by Philibert Jambe de Fer, gives a clear description of the violin family much as we know it today.

History of the Violin book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One of the most respected and referenced books of its kind, this aut 4/5(1). Stringed instruments have a long history in folk music, but the violin became more standardized after it went to court.

View Images Made by Andrea Amati. Fun Facts about the History of the Violin. Antonio Stradivari started out as an apprentice to Andrea Amati's grandson, Nicolo Amati. In the 20th century the first electric violin was invented.

Even though people try to recreate exactly what Stradivari did to craft a violin, no one has been able to match the older violins in tone and quality. Gio: Paolo Maggini, His Life and Work. Wurlitzer Rare Violins of the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries, April The Violin and Viola, Sheila M Nelson.

Rare Violin Book Rating: % positive. America's History of Violins The violin takes center stage in an exhibit at the Library of Congress. The instrument's popularity has cut across economic, racial and. How well do you know the history of the violin.

Today's violin owes its existence to an ancient instrument known as the lira, which was used in Europe as early as the 9th century. It was played in an upright position and bowed. The influence of the Arabian rabab and the rebec (which emerged in Spain) are also seen in the violin.

Before discussing the history of violin pedagogy, it seems relevant to first consider: when did the violin emerge, who played the violin, and why did they play it. Scholars have found it difficult to determine the definitive origins of the violin. John Dilworth noted this when he.

The violin was early recognized for its singing tone, especially in Italy, its birthplace, where the earliest makers—Gasparo da Salò, Andrea Amati, and Giovanni Paolo Maggini—had settled its average proportions before the end of the 16th its history the violin has been subject to modifications that have progressively adapted it to its evolving musical functions.

Because the full history of the violin is unknown, and, at the time, it was not known that Elizabeth Pitcairn, the current owner, had bought the violin. The movie is not considered based on fact. Still, true or not, we’re sure that any of the world’s greatest violinists would be very interested in.

The Red Violin is a Canadian drama film. It spans three centuries and five countries as it tells the story of a violin and its many owners. The film was an international co-production between companies in Canada, Italy and the United Kingdom/5.

The development of the violin The Mecca of the violin: Cremona From the middle of the sixteenth century to the first half of the eighteenth century, the small town of Cremona in the Lombardia region of northern Italy was the center of violin production, and ab famous instruments were made there.

This volume presents a comprehensive history of violin performance against the background of the violin's evolution and the music written for it. Boyden focuses on the techniques of violin playing in centuries past, and discusses such practical questions as the development of bowing disciplines, the performance of staccato, the use of vibrato, the meaning of performing directions, the notation 5/5(1).

History of Violin Pedagogy – Index. How Did They Learn. An Overview of the history of Violin Pedagogy with an Emphasis on Amateur Violinists. Explore early violin pedagogical material, violin tutors, traditional violin instructional material, violin methods and tutors for amateurs and class instrumental instruction.

The history of the viola is closely linked to the development of the other instruments in the violin family, which were first made in northern Italy between and It may be assumed that the alto, tenor and bass versions emerged soon after the soprano instrument.An Incomplete History of the Art of the Funerary Violin is a book by Rohan Kriwaczek, purportedly tracing the lost history of funerary ry to its title, the book is a work of fiction and not an actual account of history.The book begins with an examination of the violin's construction and history.

Part One offers fascinating detail on woods, glues, varnishes, shapes and dimensions, and bows and strings; Part Two traces the evolution of the instrument's form, from the violin's pre-history through the five centuries, roughly, that have elapsed since it took its /5(19).