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The authors know what there talking about and cover every angle nicely.

In the course of his long career in the stradivaarius Italian city of Cremona, he created more than a thousand stringed instruments; approximately six hundred survive, their quality unequalled by any subsequent violin-maker. Leia mais Leia menos. I bought the authors’ book regarding Guarneri family because this information is not available in Wikipedia. The discussion about material, construction, and varnish are all very interesting and well explained.

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This would actually be a great read for nearly anyone, violin enthusiast or not. In this fascinating book, Toby Faber traces the rich, multilayered stories of six of these peerless instruments-five violins and a cello-and the one towering artist who brought them into being. Very pleased with my purchase and the many purchased I have made over the years. Walking with Destiny English Edition. Compartilhe seus pensamentos com outros clientes. The dimension information regarding Strad, Amati and Gurneri violins are informative.

Seja o primeiro a avaliar este item Lista de mais vendidos da Amazon: What made this apparently unsophisticated craftsman so special? 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.


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.

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. Under the quaint language is the information that subsequent scholars have used as the basis of their understanding of Stradivari’s work and stolen for the basis of many of their own articles and booksand almost everything written in the book is still considered accurate–an unprecedented event in violin publishing, where there’s much more myth than fact in many books, especially those of the past, many of which are essentially fiction posing as straadivarius.

Livro – Antonio Stradivari: His Life And Work (1644-1737)

How is it that even two and a half centuries after his death, no one has succeeded in matching the purity, depth, and delicacy of a Stradivarius? Having atradivarius from violin designs from Nicolo Amati, another famous Cremona luthier, research provides descriptions of the adjustments that Stradivari made in the structure of his violins over time, perfecting the sounds livvro be stradivariks from the more than instruments that were made in his workshop.

The Guarneri book demonstrated the authors’ serious research efforts. 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. The secrets that Stradivari took to his grave continue to confound makers of violins, cellos and violas today. I highly recommend this book to everyone who loves violin. I really enjoyed this book.

Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em sua conta. It is a fast read. If you are reading this book casually or among several other books strradivarius is easy to forget something that occurred two chapters ago that now has a direct correlation to the instrument which you are now following.


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. Despite all that strqdivarius allows today, there are no instruments that produce the beautiful depth of sound as beautifully as a Stradivari. Not just informative, but entertaining and easy to read. 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.

This is the book to have if you love or build stringed instruments. In Faber’s illuminating narrative, each of the six fabled instruments becomes a character in its own right-a living entity cherished by 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.

Then there’s the Davidov cello, fashioned in and lovingly handed down through a succession of celebrated artists until, in the s, strradivarius passed into the capable hands of Yo-Yo Ma. 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. The Hills are the most respected scholars, ever, of the violin, and this was a landmark publication in and remains so.

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. Great history on Stradivari. Comece a ler Stradivari’s Genius no seu Kindle em menos de um minuto.

The book is factual, but entertaining in a telling that lovro akin to a storytelling.