British Violin Makers

; Benjamin Hebbert (Forord)

The classic, comprehensive reference to the subject features a biographical dictionary of craftsmen, along with many of their signatures and marks. The new foreword by music scholar Benjamin Hebbert explains the important role British violin makers played in the development of the instrument. Les mer
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The classic, comprehensive reference to the subject features a biographical dictionary of craftsmen, along with many of their signatures and marks. The new foreword by music scholar Benjamin Hebbert explains the important role British violin makers played in the development of the instrument.

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Prefacexxi




PART I INTRODUCTORY





The Old School

3(18)




The Modern School

21(12)




Bridges : Old and Modern

33(5)




String Manufacture in England

38(10)




Legend, Art, and Story

48(14)




Theories about the Italian Tone

62(10)




Miscellanea

72(17)




PART II A Dictionary of Violin and Bow Makers

89(172)




PART III A Dictionary of Violin and Bow Makers (continued)

261(36)
Appendices297

Om forfatteren

Rev. W. Meredith Morris (1867-1921) was well known for his studies of the music, dialect, and folklore of his native Wales. Music scholar Benjamin Hebbert (D.Phil, Oxford University, St. Cross College, United Kingdom) is a senior fellow in art history at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.