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The Resource The violin : a social history of the world's most versatile instrument, David Schoenbaum

The violin : a social history of the world's most versatile instrument, David Schoenbaum

Label
The violin : a social history of the world's most versatile instrument
Title
The violin
Title remainder
a social history of the world's most versatile instrument
Statement of responsibility
David Schoenbaum
Title variation
violin
Title variation remainder
a social history of the worlds most versatile instrument
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of the instrument, from its first appearance in the mid-sixteenth century to its modern use by artists, writers, and Hollywood and discusses how the affordable, portable instrument can be used to play Beethoven, jazz, and indie rock
Tone
Writing style
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10154053
Cataloging source
DLC
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Schoenbaum, David
Dewey number
787.209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML800
LC item number
.S326 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Violin
  • Violin
Target audience
adult
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a social history of the world's most versatile instrument
Label
The violin : a social history of the world's most versatile instrument, David Schoenbaum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
2012033866
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 710 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393084405
Lccn
2012033866
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
The violin : a social history of the world's most versatile instrument, David Schoenbaum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
2012033866
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 710 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393084405
Lccn
2012033866
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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