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Author Pollens, Stewart.

Title Stradivari / by Stewart Pollens.

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  787.21923092 STRA/ POLL    DUE 02-01-20
Physical description xiii, 335 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm.
Series Musical performance and reception.
Musical performance and reception.
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 322-328.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Historical background -- 2.Stradivari's workshop materials -- 3.The violin forms and patterns -- 4.Violin fittings and setup -- 5.The dance master's kit -- 6.The viola da gamba and viola d'amore -- 7.The lute -- 8.The mandala and mandolino -- 9.The guitar -- 10.The harp -- 11.The workshop -- Appendices -- 1.The Hill bass-bar collection -- 2.Thomas Salmon's 'The Theory of Musick Reduced to Arithmetical and Geometric Proportions;' from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1705) -- 3.A case study: the "Messiah" violin.
Subject Stradivari, Antonio, approximately 1644-1737.
Violin makers -- Italy -- Biography.
Violin -- History.
ISBN 9780521873048 (hbk.)
0521873045 (hbk.)