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The Influence of Carlos Prieto on Contemporary Cello Music

by Alán Saúl Saucedo Estrada

This book includes biographical information on Carlos Prieto, his contributions to music, as well as a detailed catalog of 72 pieces commissioned and/or dedicated to him. This is the first time a study has been...


Masterpieces of Italian Violin Making (1620-1850): Important Stringed Instruments from the Collection at the Royal Academy of Music

by David Rattray

This book presents a unique view of the work of the great Italian violin-makers from the 17th to the 19th centuries, based on the collection of The Royal Academy of Music in London. The Academy, founded in 1822,...


A Double Bassist's Guide to Refining Performance Practices

by Murray Grodner

Murray Grodner draws on his distinguished career as a double bass musician and teacher in this compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, tutorials on fingerings and scales, and...


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

by John Marchese

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...


The Baroque Double Bass Violone

by Alfred Planyavsky & James Barket

The most exhaustive study of the double bass violone accessible to English-speaking musical enthusiasts. This book includes lists of terminology, the most comprehensive bibliography to date, and 48 illustrations...


Historical Dictionary of Baroque Music

by Joseph P. Swain

The Historical Dictionary of Baroque Music covers the history of this period through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries...


The Contemporary Violin: Extended Performance Techniques

by Patricia Strange & Allen Strange

Written by a composer and a musician, The Contemporary Violin offers a unique menu of avant-garde musical possibilities that both performers and composers will enjoy exploring. Allen and Patricia Strange's comprehensive...


The Integrated String Player

by Pedro De Alcantara

Pedro de Alcantara's The Integrated String Player: Embodied Vibration is a practical guide for all string players: violinists and violists, cellists and bassists, but also gamba players and anyone who makes...


Before the Chinrest: A Violinist's Guide to the Mysteries of Pre-Chinrest Technique and Style

by Stanley Ritchie

Drawing on the principles of Francesco Geminiani and four decades of experience as a baroque and classical violinist, Stanley Ritchie offers a valuable resource for anyone wishing to learn about 17th-18th-and...


The Happiness in Child-Raising

by Tatsuo Yamamura & Hanns Stekel

The book shows the importance for parents to encourage a child’s imagination. Imagination has a strong connection to language and logical thinking for a child in learning and it promotes their sociability...


Bach and Tuning

by Johnny Reinhard

Bach and Tuning is strictly concerned with the identification of a historically accurate tuning paradigm that applies to the great majority of Johann Sebastian Bach’s music. Once Bach has his personal tuning...


Beethoven's Cello: Five Revolutionary Sonatas and Their World

by Marc D. Moskovitz & R. Larry Todd

In 1796 the young Beethoven presented his first two cello sonatas, Op. 5, at the court of Frederick William II, an avid cellist and the reigning Prussian monarch. Released in print the next year, these revolutionary...


My First Book of Musical Instruments: Saxophones, Ukuleles, Clarinets, Bongos and More - Baby & Toddler Color Books

by Baby Professor

Music is a highly relaxing and motivating activity to young learners. But more than these, music boosts the brain power by stimulating the parts of the brain that are responsible for math, emotional and reading...


Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s

by Harry Bolick & Stephen T. Austin

While in the Mississippi State Archives tracking down Abbott Ferriss’s beautiful photographic portraits of musicians from 1939, author Harry Bolick discovered, to his amazement, a treasure trove of earlier...


The Violin

by Robert Riggs

With a colorful history that spans 450 years, the violin has proven to be one of the world's most important and versatile instruments. Addressed to performing musicians, serious concertgoers, and collectors...


The Hurdy-Gurdy in Eighteenth-Century France

by Robert A. Green

The hurdy-gurdy, or vielle, has been part of European musical life since the eleventh century. In eighteenth-century France, improvements in its sound and appearance led to its use in chamber ensembles. This...


The Russian Violin School

A Musicology of Performance

by Dorottya Fabian

This book examines the nature of musical performance. In it, Dorottya Fabian explores the contributions and limitations of some of these approaches to performance, be they theoretical, cultural, historical,...


Experiencing the Violin Concerto: A Listener's Companion

by Franco Sciannameo

Experiencing the Violin Concerto explores the violin concerto from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" to Bartók and beyond, the social and personal histories of unforgettable virtuosi, the wonderful instruments they...


The Paraguayan Harp: From Colonial Transplant to National Emblem

by Alfredo Colman

This book discusses the historical and musical development of the diatonic harp in Paraguay, an analysis of the musical contributions by harp composers and performers, a survey of the various traditional genres...