Stradivari (BOK)

Stewart Pollens

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For over 200 years, Antonio Stradivari has been universally regarded as the greatest violin maker who ever lived, yet it is not widely known that he made virtually every kind of bowed- and plucked-string instrument popular in the Baroque period, including lutes, viols, mandolins, guitars, and harps. Stradivari provides a fascinating biography of this legendary maker, based on newly discovered material in church and civic archives, alongside technical descriptions and analyses of many of the maker's workshop materials preserved in the Museo Stradivariano in Cremona, particularly as they relate to extant and lost instruments, baroque stringing and instrument adjustment, and early performance practice. There are separate chapters for each type of instrument, allowing the reader to easily locate information. The book contains tables of measurements of Stradivari's forms and patterns, over 100 black and white photographs and drawings, and colour photographs of 16 of Stradivari's most important violins, violas, and cellos.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Stewart Pollens
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521873048
Antall sider 350 Dimensjoner 22,8cm x 28,2cm x 3,2cm
Vekt 1509 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd