One Hundred Years of Violoncello: A History of Technique and Performance Practice, 1740-1840 (Cambridge Musical Texts and Monographs Series)

One Hundred Years of Violoncello: A History of Technique and Performance Practice, 1740-1840 (Cambridge Musical Texts and Monographs Series)

by Valerie Walden
     
 

The first book to address the full range of performance issues for the violoncello.See more details below

Overview

The first book to address the full range of performance issues for the violoncello.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521607612
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Musical Texts and Monographs Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
311
Sales rank:
1,465,499
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Violoncello and schools of performance; 2. Development of the violoncello; 3. The bow grip and instrument hold; 4. The development of fingering techniques; 5. Bow strokes and their execution; 6. Special effects; 7. Rules of ornamentation; 8. The art of accompaniment; 9. Elements of aesthetics and style; Bibliography.

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