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Author Rose, Jon, 1951-

Title Violin factory / Jon Rose.

Published Surrey, England : Distributed by ReR MEGACORP ; Silver Spring, MD : Distributed in USA by Cunieform, [1999?]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Grainger  GCD 210    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 1 audio disc (CD) (53 minutes) : CD Audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
4 3/4 in.
Notes Hermes Discorbie: HD CD001.
Contents Tuning up -- Introduction to the Violin factory -- Admire the machine! -- Factory guide explains that honest toil brings rewards -- Master power switch -- Machine marches on -- Factory guide warns against subversive agents at work in the factory -- Revolutionary working songs and techniques -- Machine at maximum efficiency -- Er-hu player and former factory employee now working as a street musician in Beijing -- A glue sniffer is caught -- Bow making department -- Workers do keep fit exercises -- Cutting and finishing department -- Power surge causes short disruption -- Close up of a rasping violin worker -- Factory never stops -- Entertainment for the masses -- Workers are tired but their spirits are lifted by the heroism of the fitst violinist -- Next shift of workers arrive -- A workers 'squeaky belly' discussion and critism group -- Workers sing revolutionary slogans -- Tour guide discusses the reasons behind the decline of factory violin making.
Performers Jon Rose ; Orchestra of Ancient Guts.
Other author Orchestra of Ancient Guts.
Subject Violin music.
Publisher Number HD CD001 Hermes Discorbie