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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
social history of the world's most versatile instrument
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The life, times, and travels of a remarkable instrument and the people who have made, sold, played, and cherished it
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schoenbaum, David
Dewey number
787.209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • ML800
  • ML800
LC item number
  • .S326 2012
  • .S326 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violin
  • Violin
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
sky249865232
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 710 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393084405
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012033866
Other physical details
col. ill. (mostly)
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
sky249865232
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 710 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393084405
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012033866
Other physical details
col. ill. (mostly)

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