The Art of Quartet Playing: The Guarneri Quartet in Conversation with David Blum

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Cornell University Press, 1987 - Music - 247 pages
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How do four instrumentalists with strong individual tastes and temperaments manage to forge a distinctive approach to the music they play? This extraordinary book ushers readers into the workshop of one of the world's most accomplished string quartets. In rich and probing conversations with their longtime friend and musicologist and conductor David Blum, the members of the Guarneri String Quartet, both individually as a group, tell what it is like to play together.
  

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Contents

Complements and Challenges
3
The Shaping Process
26
HI Four Voices
100
Aspects of Performance 15 5
155
Beethovens Opus 131
173
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About the author (1987)

founded New York's Esterhazy Orchestra and l'Orchestre Symphonique Genevois in Geneva, Switerland.

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