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Known violin makers

John Houghton Fairfield

Known violin makers

by John Houghton Fairfield

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Published by Virtuoso Publications in Richmond, VA .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL20336817M
ISBN 109780918624000

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Dictionnaire Universel Des Luthiers - Claude Lebet Universal Dictionary Of Violin & Bow Makers - William Henley The Red Book - Donald M. Cohen Danish Violins And Their Makers - Arne Hjorth The Violin Makers Of The United States - Thomas James Wenberg Violin Making In Scotland - - David Rattray Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst - Walter Hamma Known . "Manufacturers" isn't really the right word for this question, as the world's best violins were hand-crafted hundreds of years ago. The most well known violin maker was Stradivarius. "Strads," as.

THE VIOLIN MAKER may not sound like a particularly exciting book, but as one who has been involved with music in one way or another for more than fifty years, it caught my attention and imagination. I am in constant awe of those who are among the best at what they do and this book features a number of the best including two men who have been /5.   : GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN VIOLIN MAKERS. (VIOLIN-MAKERS.): pp. + 16 pp of measured drawings at rear, 4to (12" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs of instruments, details, bows and labels, measured drawings, color frontispiece. "The main body of the text is devoted to a complete and authoritative alphabetical list of all the .


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Known violin makers by John Houghton Fairfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most of the book is a listing of violin makers in Europe and America, with biographical information on each one, plus price ranges for their instruments (in dollars).

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published by Bradford Press, New York. Description: xiv, pages ; 22 cm. Author's preface --Violin reminiscences / J.C. Freeman --Selection of an instrument: Helpful suggestions to players on the different points to be considered in the selection of an instrument --Care of the instrument: things one should know about the adjustment and preservation of an instrument --European makers: Alphabetical list of European.

Here we examine 10 of the luthiers with their most famous violin labels. From its emergence in the 16th century, the violin has played a leading role in classical music. As well as providing us with some of the most memorable melodies and musicians, the skill and technique of the very best violin makers have enabled some instruments to acquire a treasured status due.

In the s Thomas Wenberg made it his mission to track down and interview over 3, violin makers across result was a seminal book, ‘The Violin Makers of the United States’, and the deluxe limited edition of volumes sold out immediately. Known violin makers by John H. Fairfield,printed by Guest Printing Co.

edition, in EnglishPages: The violin, viola, and cello were first made in the early 16th century, in Italy. The earliest evidence for their existence is in paintings by Gaudenzio Ferrari from the s, though Ferrari's instruments had only three strings.

The Academie musicale, a treatise written in by Philibert Jambe de Fer, gives a clear description of the violin family much as we know it today.

An interesting fact about the “Carrodus” is it was made from the same tree as as other Guarnerius violin known as the II Cannone. Lord Wilton – US$6 million () If anyone would ask what is the favorite violin of legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin, it would be the Lord Wilton Guarneri.

Lord Wilton, an antique violin made by Guarneri. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Known Violin Makers: With an Added Guide to Contemporary Prices by Jacques Francais by John H. Fairfield and William Salchow (, Hardcover, Reprint) at the best online /5(2).

Known Violin Makers by John H. Fairfield, 7th edition Encyclopedia of known violin makers focusing mainly on European instruments (from 16th century onwards) in the American market, with a section devoted to American makers.

Very detailed and informative. Includes recent and historic price guides. Cremona (Cremonae, Cremonensis) is the Italian city where Amati, Stradivari, and other great classical makers worked.

Brescia is just to the north and vied with Cremona for supremacy before the s. Brescia’s best-known makers are Maggini and da Salo. Yet no amount of label reading can replace an experienced eye.

Hans Weisshaar, a well-known expert in violin making, restoration and repair, has died at his Sherman Oaks home. He was Weisshaar died Monday of cancer, said his daughter, Marguerite Gebhardt. Great deals on Violin Book In Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items.

Fairfield, John H., Known Violin Makers, BOOK, July,New York $ Full text of "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 introductory chapters, and numerous ports.

and illus" See other formats. I've gleaned this from the latest edition of John Fairfield's book "Known Violin Makers" in which you can do a visual sweep of prices and names and arrive at these sorts of conclusions.

At about $30 it is a reasonable book to own - originally written inyou can do price comparisons for,and - with selected. 📷 The most famous violin makers, between the early 16th century and the 18th century included: Micheli family of Italian violin makers, Zanetto Micheli -Pellegrino Micheli Known Violin Makers (7th Edition) by John H Fairfield-Table of Contents-Author\'s Preface -Violin Reminiscences-Selection of an Instrument -Care of the Instrument -European Makers - Introduction, by Rembert Wurlitzer - American Makers - Appendix.

Cithers of his are known dated, and ; a violin is described as made on a good pattern, with yellow varnish of fair quality; worked with F. Chatelain, Advt.: “Renault et Chatelain, luthiers, font et vendent louent, achètent et raccommodent toutes sortes d'instruments de musique, etc., à Paris.”."The seventh edition of Known Violin Makers by John H.

Fairfield includes everything from the previous editions plus five new chapters. The heart of this book lists the most famous makers with biographical information plus the values of their instruments. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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