In this beautifully presented monograph, Desmond Cecil tells the full story of the Antonio Stradivari violin that came into his possession in
The History of Violin Playing from its Origins to 1761: And its Relationship to the Violin and Violin Music (Clarendon Paperbacks)
Celebrating the life and work of François Xavier Tourte from the 1st through the 30th of November, 2008 at London’s
“The great and intriguing bow maker, Jean Pierre Marie Persoit, has for many years been an inspiration to other bowmakers
TREASURES OF ITALIAN VIOLIN MAKING – I
TREASURES OF ITALIAN VIOLIN MAKING – II
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.
“Two names have always dominated the French School of bowmaking: François Tourte, the Stradivari of the bow, who died at
This splendid volume of different instruments built by the celebrated French master violin-maker Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, includes models by Stradivari,
Masterpieces from the 2011 Parma Galleria Nazionale Exhibition
This publication is designed to share rare insight into the world of contemporary violin-making. Two magnificent volumes offering a full
A unique leather-bound, limited-edition book exploring the fine double basses made in England – £465 plus P&P