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The Early Violin and Viola: A Practical Guide
This practical guide is intended for all violinists and viola players who wish to give - or to understand and appreciate - historically aware performances of early music for their instruments. ItExpand
The Cambridge companion to the violin
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 nineteenthExpand
The Historical Performance of Music: An Introduction
Offering students and performers a concise overview of historical performance, this 1999 book takes into account the many significant developments in the discipline. It addresses practical mattersExpand
The Cambridge companion to Cello
List of illustrations Notes on the contributors Preface Acknowledgements List of abbreviations, fingering and notation 1. The cello: origins and evolution John Dilworth 2. The bow: its history andExpand
Violin Technique and Performance Practice in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
List of illustrations Preface Acknowledgements Fingering and notation Introduction 1. The development of the bow, the violin and its fittings 2. The posture of the player 3. Holding the violin 4.Expand
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