The Cambridge Companion to the Violin / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to the Violin / Edition 1

by Robin Stowell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521399238

ISBN-13: 9780521399234

Pub. Date: 12/10/1992

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Fifteen essays offer a composite survey of the history and repertory of the violin from its origins to the present day. The text is supplemented by an appendix, glossary and extensive bibliography.

Overview

Fifteen essays offer a composite survey of the history and repertory of the violin from its origins to the present day. The text is supplemented by an appendix, glossary and extensive bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521399234
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/10/1992
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The violin and bow - origins and development John Dilworth; 2. The physics of the violin Bernard Richardson; 3. The violinists of the baroque and classical periods Simon McVeigh; 4. The nineteenth century bravura tradition Robin Stowell; 5. The twentieth century Eric Wen; 6. The fundamentals of violin playing and teaching Adrian Eales; 7. Technique and performing practice Robin Stowell; 8. Aspects of contemporary technique (with comments about Cage, Feldman, Scelsi and Babbitt) Paul Zukofsky; 9. The concerto Robin Stowell; 10. The sonata Robin Stowell; 11. Other solo repertory; 12. The violin as ensemble instrument Peter Allsop; 13. The pedagogical literature Robin Stowell; 14. The violin - instrument of four continents Peter Cooke; 15. The violin in jazz Max Harrison; Appendix: Principal violin treatises.

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