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British Violin Makers

William Meredith Morris

British Violin Makers

A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Brifish Makers of the Violin

by William Meredith Morris

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Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10541163M
    ISBN 10072226030X
    ISBN 109780722260302

    The Violin Society of America is pleased to present our first published book, The British Bow. This book covers the British Bow Exhibit at the 44 th VSA Convention, which took place from November , in Cleveland, Ohio. We would like to thank Bruce Babbitt and the numerous volunteers who contributed their knowledge, bows, and time into organizing this exhibit. Get this from a library! British violin makers: a biographical dictionary of British makers of stringed instruments and bows and a critical description of their work with introductory chapters, and numerous portraits and illustrations. [W Meredith Morris].

    THE AUSCHWITZ VIOLIN BY MARIA ÀNGELS ANGLADA. Based on a true episode, this beautifully written and painful novella tells the story of a Polish violin maker who is forced to make a violin for his Nazi captors. I’ve recommended the English translation here by Martha Tennant. THE BIG BOOK OF DISNEY SONGS: VIOLIN. Spruce is usually used to make the top (the front of the violin's body), the lining, and the blocks inside the body of the instrument. It's chosen for its pleasant-sounding resonance and attractive grain. Maple is the most common choice for making the back, ribs, neck, and scroll of the violin.

    Great British Violins by benjaminhebbert October 22, October 22, Harold In Italy: Berlioz, Paganini and Henry Hill’s “incomparable” Barak Norman viola. Great British Violins by benjaminhebbert October 2, November 8, Matthew Hardie and the Alday Strad. My forward to the reprint of W. Meredith Morris's "British Violin Makers" (), provides an analysis of the social developments in late nineteenth-century Britain that created large numbers of amateur and professional violin.


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British Violin Makers by William Meredith Morris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Apr 30,  · British Violin Makers Paperback – April 30, by W. Morris (Author), Benjamin Hebbert (Foreword) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: W. Morris. Sep 10,  · British Violin Makers: Classical And Modern () Paperback – September 10, by William Meredith Morris (Author)Author: William Meredith Morris.

British Violin Makers: A Biographical Dictionary of British Makers of Stringed Instruments and Bows and a Critical Description of Their Work with Introductory Chapters, and Numerous Portraits and Illustrations. William Meredith Morris. Pelican Publishing, - Violin - pages.

British Violin Makers William Meredith Morris — Violin A Biographical Dictionary of British Makers of Stringed Instruments and Bows and a Critical Description of Their Work with Introductory Chapters, and Numerous Portraits and Illustrations Author: William Meredith Morris.

British violin-makers, classical and modern; being a biographical and critical dictionary of British makers of the violin from the foundation of the classical school to the end of the nineteenth century. With introductory chapters, and numerous ports. and [Hardcover] Morris, W.

Meredith. British violin makers a biographical dictionary of British makers of stringed instruments and bows and a critical description of their work with introductory chapters, and numerous portraits and illustrations [Full Leather Bound] W.

Meredith Morris. Feb 22,  · British violin makers; a biographical dictionary of British makers of stringed instruments and bows and a critical description of their work, with introductory chapters, and numerous portraits and illustrations by Morris, W.

MeredithPages: Apr 30,  · A new foreword by music scholar Benjamin Hebbert explains the important role British violin makers played in the development of the instrument. From the Back Cover Originally published in and expanded inthis comprehensive illustrated reference work features a biographical dictionary of craftsmen and a critical description of their work, along with many of the luthiers' Author: W.

Morris. BENJAMIN BANKS DEPARTED THIS LIFE 18fH FEBiY AGED 67 YEARS IN MEMORY OF, THE MOST EMINENT ENGLISH MAKER OF STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS VIOLIN AND BOW MAKERS BANKS, BENJAMIN, Salisbury, London, and Liver- pool.

He was the second son of Benjamin Banks, senior, and was born September 13,at Salisbury. The British Violin Making Association, formed inis one of the foremost violin making associations in the world, with about members based both in the UK and abroad.

Our aims are to: Raise the standard of skill and expertise of makers and restorers. Share information among makers and restorers.

Promote the craft to the general public. British violin makers: a biographical dictionary of British makers of stringed instruments and bows and a critical description of their work, with introductory chapters, and numerous portraits and illustrations.

This well known book was published by the British Violin Making Association to accompany the exhibition " years of violin and bow making in the British Isles". In addition to the superb photographs and instrument data, there is an excellent and informative historical section dealing with the major figures in the development of violin family instrument and bow makers.

Oct 09,  · Having just joined this vibrant and knowledgeable community of string enthusiasts, I'd like to ask for your opinion on recommended books for an amateur/beginning luthier. The person in question is a professional concert violinist who has been playing regularly on rare violins for over 10 years.

Apr 04,  · This book is the complete catalogue of an exhibition organized by the British Violin Making Association at London’s Royal Academy of Music in April It covers the history of British making from the 16th Century to the present day.

Sep 30,  · 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 4/5(1). The Universal Dictionary of Violin & Bow Makers is a widely cited reference work providing information on approximately 9, violin makers. Item # $ A treatise on the life and work of the Scarampella family.

Stefano Scarampella is considered to be most innovative of the family and is therefore mentioned the most. 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. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.4/5(1). The British Violin: Years of Violin Making in the British Isles By Tim Baker, John Dilworth and Andrew Fairfax This book by Tim Baker, John Dilworth and Andrew Fairfax, is the complete catalog of an exhibition organized by the British Violin Making Association at London’s Royal Academy of Music in.

Product Information. A biographical dictionary of craftsmen, along with many of their signatures and marks. The new foreword by instrument maker and music scholar Benjamin Hebbert explains the important role British violin makers played in the development of the instrument.

British Violin Makers; A Biographical Dictionary of British Makers of Stringed Instruments and Bows and a Critical Description of Their Work, with Introductory Chapters. A book collector is interested in the first edition, but an author is more interested in the tenth.

-- Anonymous. Books on the Violin etc. (updated December ) Books A-G Books H-M Books N-Z. How to order: just note the author/title and send me an e-mail together with your contact details.

I will let you know availability and postage by return.The Art of Violin Making is the major work for the craftsman, bringing into one volume a summary of essential information for the violin maker and player, as well as providing a historical reference.

This book is essential reading for the violin maker, repairer and historian, providing a unique record of the history, social background, lives and work of the great violin/5.The British Violin Making Association. K likes. The British Violin Making Association is one of the foremost violin making associations, with about Followers: K.