The Cambridge Companion to the Violin / Edition 1by Robin Stowell
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.
Table of Contents1. 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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