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I am still trying to add to my collection, but many books on the subject are out of print and very expensive, As far as my order was concerned, it was stradiivarius quickly and I got a brand new edition. In the pages of this book, Faber invites us to share the life, the passion, the intrigue, and the incomparable beauty of the world’s most marvelous stringed instruments.

Formas de pagamento aceitas: From this book I learned that the authors are expert violin makers. If you are reading this dtradivarius casually or among several other books it is easy to forget something that occurred two chapters ago that now has a direct correlation to the instrument which you are now following.

Detalhes do produto Formato: The dimension information regarding Strad, Amati and Gurneri violins are informative. Very pleased with my purchase and the many purchased I have made over the years. The discussion about material, construction, and varnish are all very interesting and well explained. There is simply no reason not to own this book if you are interested in violins.

Despite all that technology allows today, there are no instruments that produce the beautiful depth of sound as beautifully as a Stradivari.

I think I would have preferred that the history be divided into chapters that followed each individual instrument rather than an interweaving of all their stories together. The incomparable visual beauty of his instruments and the infinite variety and magnificence of tone of which they are capable have by this time passed into the realm of legend.

I bought the authors’ book regarding Guarneri family because this information is not available in Wikipedia. Why were his techniques not maintained by his successors?

Some of the topics discussed under these main headings are: So, this was a lot more economical, but I would love to have the original. He could not make Antonio Stradivari’s violins without Antonio. Formas de pagamento aceitas: Seja o primeiro a avaliar este item Lista de mais vendidos da Amazon: What made this apparently unsophisticated craftsman so special?


A must if you love music. Musicologists, violinists, makers of instruments, historians of culture, and those who count themselves simply as music lovers will find this to be an extremely interesting and informative account. This is the book to have if you love or build stringed instruments. Those events had they not happened, made clear that the Stradivari Violins made more than music, they made a historic inpact upon Classical music as we know it today.

It is a fast read.

Blending history, biography, meticulous detective work, and an abiding passion for music, Faber embarks on an absorbing journey as he stradivariuz some of the most prized instruments of all time.

I am a violinist and self-proclaimed afficionado on the subject of violins, and I like to collect books that discuss the great old masters. In this fascinating book, Toby Faber traces the rich, multilayered stories of six of these peerless etradivarius violins and a cello-and the one towering artist who brought them into being.

How is it that even two and a half centuries after his death, no one has succeeded in matching the strxdivarius, depth, and delicacy of a Stradivarius? In Faber’s illuminating narrative, each of the six fabled instruments becomes a character in its own right-a living entity cherished stradivarkus artists, bought and sold by princes and plutocrats, coveted, collected, hidden, lost, copied, and occasionally played by a musician whose skill matches its maker’s.

Seja o primeiro a avaliar este item Lista de mais vendidos da Amazon: The secrets that Stradivari took to his grave continue to confound makers of violins, cellos and violas today. Stradivarius violins are reknown for their beauty and powerful voices. Rastreie seus pedidos recentes.

Then there’s the Davidov cello, fashioned in sstradivarius lovingly handed down through a succession of celebrated artists until, in the s, it passed into the capable hands of Yo-Yo Ma.

Mysteries and unanswered questions proliferate from the outset-starting with the enigma of Antonio Stradivari himself.

Walking with Destiny English Edition. I really enjoyed this book. Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em sua conta.

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Not just informative, but entertaining and easy to read. I highly recommend this book to everyone who loves violin.


I will be reading it again, and aure to enjoy it even more so. The Guarneri book demonstrated the authors’ serious research efforts. From the salons of Vienna to the concert halls of New York, from the breakthroughs of Beethoven’s last quartets to the first phonographic recordings, Faber unfolds a narrative magnificent in its range and brilliant in its detail. Well, this is not the first boook on Stradivari’s Life and Works I have had, but somehow they have disappeared from my collection, mostly due to moving.

In this fascinating book, Toby Faber traces the rich, multilayered stories of six of these peerless creations—five violins and a cello—and the one towering artist who brought them into being. Rastreie seus pedidos recentes. The Lipinski, the Viotti, the Messiah which almost never was playedthe Paganini and the Khevenhuller are the violins and their owners are followed and described in this book, and the Davidov, the cello currently owned and played on by YoYo Ma.

Expert violin-makers and critics of superior violin craftsmanship, these men had unique opportunities to examine and compare almost all of the great examples of Italian violin-making. This is his first book.

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The authors know what there talking about and cover every angle nicely. Paganini supposedly made a pact with the devil to transform the art ofthe violin-and llvro the end of his life he owned eleven Strads.

Antonio Stradivari — was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music. Comece a ler Stradivari’s Genius no seu Kindle em menos de um minuto.

In the course of his long career in the northern Italian city of Cremona, he created more than a thousand stringed instruments; approximately six hundred survive. This book traces Antonio Stradivari’s life, that of his children, and more importantly, the journeys made by 5 violins and 1 cello made by him.