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

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

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How does a simple piece of wood become a violin, the king of instruments? Watch and find out as Eugene Drucker, a member of the world–renowned Emerson String Quartet, commissions Sam Zygmuntowicz, a Brooklyn craftsman, to make him a new violin. 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.

Marchese takes readers from start to finish… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 359 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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