Violin Making Annotated Illustrated

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#ad - 62, oxford street, c. On-m. Manchester. The great success of the previous edition, " prompts me the author's son to take the opportunity of saying a few words, and the numerous letters sent in praise of "VIOLIN MAKING, and to thank the public for their appreciation of the work. I have received many communications several from abroad from enthusiasts, bestowing the warmest praise on the writer as a Maker and an Author; and all are unanimous in declaring that the simple and explicit style of the work has enabled them to readily grasp the difficulties pertaining to the Violin as a work of Art.

Mayson, who, as the maker of over 800 instruments, had attained complete mastery over his work.48, manchester, oxford road, june, 1909. H. Therefore the reader can have every confidence in faithfully following all his methods and strictly adhering to every detail set forth in this volume. Stansfield mayson.

Violin Making Annotated Illustrated #ad - Such expressions of approval would have been gratifying to the late W. Preface. I do not like Prefaces. They remind me somewhat of awaiting dinner in a drawing-room after a long walk in wintry weather. It is one thing to get there an occasional whiff of viands cooking in the basement of the house, and quite another to feel the same accentuate your gnawings of hunger.

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The Repairing and Restoring of Violins Illustrated

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JR Publishing #ad - His writing combines years of personal experience with expert knowledge, and is written in a clear, concise manner. This is a valuable reference for makers as well as all those interested in the technical aspects of repairing and restoring stringed instruments. Horace petherick was a respected violin maker as well as Vice President of the Cremona Society.

This updated kindle version contains all original illustrations, additional illustrations, as well as an active table of contents for convenient reference. First published in 1903, this updated kindle version of the classic contains all original illustrations from the author and more.

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Violin-Making: A Historical and Practical Guide Dover Books on Music

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Dover Publications #ad - This classic guide offers an accessible initiation into the mysteries of violin-making. A fascinating history of the instrument precedes discussions of materials and construction techniques. Charming in its style and cultivated in its research, it covers every detail of the process, from wood selection to varnish.

The knowledge, and experience heron-allen acquired in the master's shop are reflected in this book, which was the first to combine the history, theory, skill, and practice of violin-making. More than 200 diagrams, engravings, and photographs complement the text. Author edward heron-allen served an apprenticeship with Georges Chanot, a preeminent nineteenth-century violin maker.

Violin-Making: A Historical and Practical Guide Dover Books on Music #ad - . Originally published in 1884 as violin-making, as it was and is: being a historical, Amateur and Professional, Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Science and Art of Violin-Making for the Use of Violin Makers and Players, this volume has enlightened and informed generations of performers and players alike.

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The Violin Maker: A Search for the Secrets of Craftsmanship, Sound, and Stradivari

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Though much of the story takes place in the craftsman's museum–like Brooklyn workshop, there are side trips across the river to the rehearsal rooms of Carnegie Hall and Lincoln center, and across the world. How does a simple piece of wood become a violin, a member of the world–renowned Emerson String Quartet, a Brooklyn craftsman, the king of instruments? Watch and find out as Eugene Drucker, commissions Sam Zygmuntowicz, to make him a new violin.

. Marchese takes readers from start to finish as zygmuntowicz builds the violin, through the carving of the scroll and the fingerboard, to the cutting of the back and belly, from the first selection of the wood, to the placement of the sound peg. Stops on the itinerary include cremona, italy, the magical city where Antonio Stradivari and a few of his contemporaries achieved a level of violin–making perfection that has endured for centuries, as well as points in France and Germany integral to the history of the violin.

The Violin Maker: A Search for the Secrets of Craftsmanship, Sound, and Stradivari #ad - A stunning work of narrative nonfiction that's also a finely crafted, loving homage to the instrument that most closely approximates the human voice. As he tells this extraordinary story, journalist John Marchese shares the rich lore of this beloved instrument and illuminates an art that has barely changed since the Renaissance.

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Violin Making, Second Edition Revised and Expanded: An Illustrated Guide for the Amateur

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Fox Chapel Publishing #ad - Author and lifelong teacher Bruce Ossman uses his simple techniques and clear instruction to guide you through every single step of making a violin. With a complete list of tools, detailed illustrations, and templates for every piece all included, full-size patterns, you'll craft an instrument fit for an orchestra.

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Violin-making : as it was and is, being a historical, theoretical, and practical treatise on the science and art of violin-making, for the use of violin makers and players, amateur and professional

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#ad - Violin-making : as it was and is, and practical treatise on the science and art of violin-making, being a historical, for the use of violin makers and players, theoretical, amateur and professional.418 pages.

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Violin Varnish

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Angell Press #ad - D. However, the results of this investigation are so logical and so deeply supported by a vast amount of convincing evidence, that publication of the book is in order. This is due entirely to the unavailability of samples of the varnish for confirmatory analysis. First, or otherwise, possibly the findings will be confirmed, by investigators who may be more fortunate in having access to material from authentic violins made by the old masters.

After more than eight years of extensive research on the varnish used by the Italian Violin Makers from 1550 to 1750 A. Violins made by the italian masters of this period are so valuable and so scarce that a small sample of the varnish has not been procurable for experimental purposes. For this reason, a chapter will be included in which the preparation of the materials from which the varnish is made, the formulation of the varnish and its application will be reduced to the simplest terms.

Violin Varnish #ad - D. It has not been possible to corroborate the results in the chemical laboratory. The old masters who lived several hundred years ago and who possessed none of the advantages of modern technology also used only the simplest technique in varnishing and finishing their violins. This, then, will explain the sub-title of this book as: "A Plausible Re-creation of the Varnish Used by the Italian Makers Between the Years 1550 and 1750 A.

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