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The Resource Stradivari's genius : five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection, Toby Faber

Stradivari's genius : five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection, Toby Faber

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Stradivari's genius : five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection
Title
Stradivari's genius
Title remainder
five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection
Statement of responsibility
Toby Faber
Title variation
Stradivaris genius
Title variation remainder
five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of the life and work of the legendary violin maker Antonio Stradivari explores the accomplishments of the seventeenth-century Italian whose craftmanship revolutionized the making of the violin, cello, and viola
Biography type
contains biographical information
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170743
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
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Faber, Toby
Dewey number
  • 787.219092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stradivari, Antonio
  • Bowed stringed instruments
  • Violin
  • Cello
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection
Label
Stradivari's genius : five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection, Toby Faber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Five violins and one cello -- "The incomparably better violins of Cremona" -- "He was a genius already" -- "His costume scarcely ever varied" -- "So singular and so beautiful" -- "My violin should realize a large sum" -- "To the virtuosos of violins" -- "The turning-point in the history of virtuosity" -- "I have 80,000 francs on me" -- "Unveiled in all its intact glory" -- "Find his majesty's soloist" -- "An immense reserve of strength" -- "No matter what the price" -- "What can we sell this as?" -- "The sound kept on coming and coming" -- "A run-of-the-mill Strad"
Control code
502998
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xviii, 265 pages
Isbn
9780375508486
Lccn
2004051177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375508486
  • (Sirsi) ADQ-7715
Label
Stradivari's genius : five violins, one cello, and three centuries of enduring perfection, Toby Faber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Five violins and one cello -- "The incomparably better violins of Cremona" -- "He was a genius already" -- "His costume scarcely ever varied" -- "So singular and so beautiful" -- "My violin should realize a large sum" -- "To the virtuosos of violins" -- "The turning-point in the history of virtuosity" -- "I have 80,000 francs on me" -- "Unveiled in all its intact glory" -- "Find his majesty's soloist" -- "An immense reserve of strength" -- "No matter what the price" -- "What can we sell this as?" -- "The sound kept on coming and coming" -- "A run-of-the-mill Strad"
Control code
502998
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xviii, 265 pages
Isbn
9780375508486
Lccn
2004051177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375508486
  • (Sirsi) ADQ-7715

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