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The violin : a social history of the world's most versatile instrument /

The life, times, and travels of a remarkable instrument and the people who have made, sold, played, and cherished it. Full description

Main Author: Schoenbaum, David.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2013
Edition: First edition.
Contents: Making it. A star is born ; The golden age ; Over the hills and far away ; The road not taken ; Back to the future ; Last but not least -- Selling it . Paying the price ; The French connection ; The Ritz of violin shops ; From modern to postmodern ; "Fiddle, n. A swindle. orig. U.S." ; Violin cases -- Playing it. Learning how ; Players in general ; Players in particular ; Founding fathers ; How to get to Carnegie Hall ; Race, class, and gender ; Business and politics -- Imagining it. Still pictures worth a thousand words ; Poetry ; Prose ; Moving pictures worth a thousand words -- Coda.
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