Princeton University Library Catalog

The violin / edited by Robert Riggs.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Rochester, NY, USA : University of Rochester Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
xviii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
An instrument or a metaphor? -- Associations with death and the devil / Robert Riggs -- Violinists and violins in literature / Robert Riggs -- Across the centuries -- The violin in Italy during the baroque period / Peter Walls -- Bach and the violin / Peter Wollny -- Mozart, Beethoven, and the violin / Robert Riggs -- The violin concerto and virtuosity in the nineteenth century / Robert Riggs -- The violin concerto in the twentieth century / Robert Riggs -- The masters' voice: recordings as documentation of performance practice / Eitan Ornoy -- Across the continents -- The peripatetic violin / Chris Goertzen -- The devil's box no more: fiddling in America / Chris Goertzen.
Subject(s):
ViolinHistory [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781580465069 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 1580465064 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016024924
OCLC:
946058901
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