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STOEVING, PAUL - The Story of the Violin

Title: The Story of the Violin
Description: Walter Scott Publishing Co. London, 1904. First Edition, Red Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. gilt titles with dark red pictorial decorations spine; gilt & dark red titles & pictorial decorations to front; top edge gilt; other edges deckled; black e/p's.; tissue-guarded b/w. frontis. of St. Cecilia (playing Instrument) by Domenichino; red & black title page in a decorative red border; illustrated throughout by 40 b/w. drawings, fascimiles & portraits; "it is what the title suggest - the story of the violin in all its aspects - history, origins, traditions, makers, players, music & literature - a thoroughly interesting & informative read; appendices include (A): some remarks on the name 'fiedel' as applied to the early ancestor of the viol; bowed instruments in early writings; tuning of the rebecca; evolution of the bow; & parts of the violin. (B): fold-out chronological table showing the descent of violin playing. (C): violin makers. (D): books of reference. Followed by index - in all - 324 pages. previous owner's name on back of frontis. & on fep.; light wear to corners but generally a very nice copy protected by mylar sleeve. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; Music. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: MUS00011.

Keywords: BZDB227 NOISBN Music/Violins/Violin/Music Story Series/Violin History/Stringed Instruments/Maggini/Brescian makers/Cremona/Andrea Amati/Stradivari/Stradivarius/Vioti/Paganini Music; Music. The Story of the Violin Stoeving Paul Music

Price: GBP 20.00 = appr. US$ 28.56 Seller: Bookbarrow
- Book number: MUS00011

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