The Amadeus Book of the Violin: Construction, History and Music
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The Amadeus Book of the Violin: Construction, History and Music

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First published in 1972, Walter Kolneder's "Das Buch der Violine" quickly established itself as the standard work on the violin, dealing with every aspect of the instrument in truly encyclopedic fashion: its construction, history, and literature; violin playing and teaching; and violin virtuosos through the ages. This first English-language edition is based on the fifth Ge...more
Paperback, 600 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by Amadeus Press (first published October 1st 1998)
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I have read/skimmed a number of books on violin history, making, and playing, but if I could only keep one, this is it.
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