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Title The Cambridge companion to the violin / edited by Robin Stowell.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  ML800 .C35    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  ML800 .C35    AVAILABLE  
Subject Violin.
Violin music -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Stowell, Robin.
Description xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-289) and index.
Contents The violin and bow : origins and development / John Dilworth -- The physics of the violin / Bernard Richardson -- The violinists of the Baroque and Classical periods / Simon McVeigh -- The nineteenth-century bravura tradition / Robin Stowell -- The twentieth century / Eric Wen -- The fundamentals of violin playing and teaching / Adrian Eales -- Technique and performing practice / Robin Stowell -- Aspects of contemporary technique (with comments about Cage, Feldman, Scelsi and Babbitt) / Paul Zukofsky -- The concerto ; The sonata ; Other solo repertory / Robin Stowell -- The violin as ensemble instrument / Peter Allsop -- The pedagogical literature / Robin Stowell -- The violin : instrument of four continents / Peter Cooke -- The violin in jazz / Max Harrison.
ISBN 0521399238 (paperback)
OCLC # 24429674
Table of Contents
 List of illustrations 
 Notes on the contributors 
 Preface 
 Acknowledgements 
 List of abbreviations, fingering and notation 
1The violin and bow - origins and development / John Dilworth1
2The physics of the violin / Bernard Richardson30
3The violinists of the Baroque and Classical periods / Simon McVeigh46
4The nineteenth-century bravura tradition / Robin Stowell61
5The twentieth century / Eric Wen79
6The fundamentals of violin playing and teaching / Adrian Eales92
7Technique and performing practice / Robin Stowell122
8Aspects of contemporary technique (with comments about Cage, Feldman, Scelsi and Babbitt) / Paul Zukofsky143
9The concerto / Robin Stowell148
10The sonata / Robin Stowell168
11Other solo repertory / Robin Stowell194
12The violin as ensemble instrument / Peter Allsop210
13The pedagogical literature / Robin Stowell224
14The violin - instrument of four continents / Peter Cooke234
15The violin in jazz / Max Harrison249
 Appendix: Principal violin treatises257
 Glossary of technical terms261
 Notes267
 Select bibliography280
 Index290


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