Yehudi Menuhin was indisputably one of the finest violinists of all time, with a technique that was the envy of
The compiled memoirs of Valentin Berlinsky, cellist with the Borodin Quartet for more than six decades.
Foreword by Steven Isserlis
The official autobiography from BAFTA award-winning film maker, Christopher Nupen, director of The Trout – one of the most watched classical music films.
Foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy
Before the Chinrest: A Violinist’s Guide to the Mysteries of Pre-Chinrest Technique and Style (Publications of the Early Music Institute)
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.