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

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