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British violin-makers classical and modern

being a biographical and critical dictionary of British makers of the violin from the foundation of the classical school to the end of the nineteenth century

by Morris, W. Meredith

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violin makers.,
  • Violin.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith introductory chapters, and numerous portraits and illustrations; by the Rev. Wm. Meredith Morris, B.A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML828 .M87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 248 p. incl. front., illus. (facisms.) plates, ports., diagrs.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23283097M
    LC Control Number05000619

      British Violin Makers - Classical And Makers Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and : Rose Wilder Lane. Classic Vs. Modern Violin A recent study challenges conventional wisdom. Just the mention of the word “violin” conjures up images of concert halls, famous violinists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Isaac Stern, and of course, the appeal and beauty of what is considered to be the best violin ever made – the Stradivarius.

    This publication features beautiful colour photographs of fine stringed instruments (violins, violas, cellos and double basses) by more than 75 important violin makers. As the leading auction house for stringed instruments, Sotheby's has amassed one of the most extensive photo archives of antique instruments, and this book illustrates the. The Violin Makers Journal is distributed free to all "Active" Members and ''Associate'' Members. Active Membership is limited to British Columbia. Associate Membership is open to anyone interested in String Instruments. Associate Mem­ bership fee is $ per year. Back copies may be obtained. When paying by cheque please add 2S¢ to cover.

    This book by Tim Baker, John Dilworth and Andrew Fairfax, is the complete catalog of an exhibition organized by the British Violin Making Association at London’s Royal Academy of Music in April It covers the history of British making from the 16th century to the present day. Biographical information about over 70 makers is [ ]. Blind Listening Tests - Classical Instruments vs Moderns. Over the years, many blind listening test have been conducted comparing classical instruments to the instruments of today's best modern violin makers. While the circumstances of these test may vary and some may argue that one method or another has flaws that affect the outcome, the fact.


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Meredith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The violin emerged in Italy in the early 's. Over the next three centuries, violin makers, known as luthiers, produced some of the best instruments ever made.

Violins are judged by their responsiveness, tone, visual appeal, elegance of design and precision of their craftsmanship. This book will appeal to violin players and those with an interest in the history of this ancient instrument.

Contents include: “Bow Instruments – Their Form and Construction, by J. Giltay”, “A Review of Ancient and Modern violin Making, by W. Oakes”, and “British Violin-Makers – Classical and Modern, by Wm. Meredith Morris”. Welcome to the BVMA The British Violin Making Association, formed inis one of the foremost violin making associations in the world, with about members based both in.

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