The Violin: A Research and Information Guide

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The violin was first mentioned in a book in the sixteenth century. An abundant and diverse literature on the instrument has grown since then, and a complete general guide to these materials has not been produced in the modern era. The last, Edward Heron-Allen's De Fidiculis Bibliographia, was published in 1894. This book fills that void, organizing and annotating information on the violin from a variety of fields and sources. It provides a comprehensive, though selective, guide to all facets of the instrument. The book is divided into 5 main parts: Reference and General Studies; Acoustics and Construction; Playing and Performance Practice; Violin Music; Violinists, Violinist-Composers, and Violin Teachers.--Publisher description.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
I Reference and General Studies
5
Acoustics and Construction
19
III Violin Playing and Performance Practice
95
IV Violin Music
147
V Violinists ViolinistComposers and Violin Teachers
277

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About the author (2006)

Mark Katz, Ph. D. and practicing therapist, specializes in children with multiple complex developmental disorders. He is the author of On Playing a Poor Hand Well: Insights from the Lives of Those Who Overcame Childhood Risks and Adversities.

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