1st edition volume featuring large-format linen-bound hardcover, high quality photos and never-before-seen archival material including excerpts from “The Hill Diaries” and “Alfred Hill Notes.”
‘I Segreti di Sgarabotto’
Edizioni Scrollavezza & Zanrè, edited by Andrea Zanrè
My Viola and I explores the history of the viola and music making during the late nineteenth century and early
Yehudi Menuhin was indisputably one of the finest violinists of all time, with a technique that was the envy of
Foreword by Jacqueline du Pré
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
This rare book details the lives, histories, styles and influences of the Peccatte family with special chapters on Dominque, Francois
“The great and intriguing bow maker, Jean Pierre Marie Persoit, has for many years been an inspiration to other bowmakers
The book offers an overview of 300 years of violin history. Exploring the historical circumstances in Northern Italy, namely the city of Cremona, where the violin originated, it takes the reader from Andrea Amati’s workshop to those of the most famous Cremonese violin makers such as Antonio Stradivari, Guarneri del Gesù and Carlo Bergonzi. From there violin making spread across other Italian and European cities.
Illustrated with more than 600 pictures of instruments, the book is a unique guide to the complex world of violin family instruments; it provides valuable advice on how to choose the best violin, and how to take care of it.