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The early violin and viola : a practical guide, Robin Stowell

Label
The early violin and viola : a practical guide
Title
The early violin and viola
Title remainder
a practical guide
Statement of responsibility
Robin Stowell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This handbook provides an historical account of the development of the violin, viola and their close relatives, as well as a practical guide to playing techniques and principles of interpretation. Its six detailed case studies will assist readers in forging well-grounded, period interpretations of major works from the repertory
Member of
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Stowell, Robin
Dewey number
787.2/143/09033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge handbooks to the historical performance of music
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Instrumental music
  • Instrumental music
  • Performance practice (Music)
  • Performance practice (Music)
Label
The early violin and viola : a practical guide, Robin Stowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-223) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Historical performance in context. The seeds of growth. The violin and viola literature. Period violinists and violists. Interpreting the evidence. Standards of verity. The value of historical performance -- The repertory and principal sources. Introduction. The emancipation of the violin. The mainstream solo violin repertory (c.1700-c.1900) : a brief overview. The mainstream solo viola repertory to c.1900 : a brief overview. Primary sources. Principal violin treatises. Principal viola treatises. Other treatises. Surviving instruments, bows and accessories. Iconography -- Equipment. The violin: origins and early history. Early centres of violin making. The viola : origins and early history. Accessories. The bow : history and development. Purchasing an early violin or viola. Purchasing a violin/viola bow for early music -- Technique. Posture. Holding the instrument. Placement of the left hand and fingers. Positions and shifting. Diatonic and chromatic scale fingerings. Timbre. Vibrato. Harmonics. Pizzicato. Pitch. Tuning systems and scordatura. Holding the bow. Bow strokes and bow management. Multiple stopping -- The language of musical style. Introduction. National idioms and changes in style. Specific and extempore ornamentation. Rhythmic alteration. Affect, rhetoric and phrasing (general principles) . Articulation, accentuation and melodic inflection as constituents of phrasing. Tempo and tempo rubato. Taste -- Historical awareness in practice 1 : three eighteenth-century case studies : Corelli, Bach and Haydn. Corelli : Sonata in A major, Op. 5 no. 9. J.S. Bach : Partita no. 3 in E major for violin solo, BWV1006. Haydn : String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 33 no. 2 (Hob. III:38) -- Historical awareness in practice 2 : three nineteenth-century case studies : Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Brahms. Beethoven : Sonata in A major for violin and piano, Op. 47 ('Kreutzer') . Mendelssohn : Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Brahms : Sonata in E flat major, Op. 120 no. 2 for piano and viola (clarinet) -- Related family members
Control code
ocm51283885
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511019159
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51283885
Label
The early violin and viola : a practical guide, Robin Stowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-223) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Historical performance in context. The seeds of growth. The violin and viola literature. Period violinists and violists. Interpreting the evidence. Standards of verity. The value of historical performance -- The repertory and principal sources. Introduction. The emancipation of the violin. The mainstream solo violin repertory (c.1700-c.1900) : a brief overview. The mainstream solo viola repertory to c.1900 : a brief overview. Primary sources. Principal violin treatises. Principal viola treatises. Other treatises. Surviving instruments, bows and accessories. Iconography -- Equipment. The violin: origins and early history. Early centres of violin making. The viola : origins and early history. Accessories. The bow : history and development. Purchasing an early violin or viola. Purchasing a violin/viola bow for early music -- Technique. Posture. Holding the instrument. Placement of the left hand and fingers. Positions and shifting. Diatonic and chromatic scale fingerings. Timbre. Vibrato. Harmonics. Pizzicato. Pitch. Tuning systems and scordatura. Holding the bow. Bow strokes and bow management. Multiple stopping -- The language of musical style. Introduction. National idioms and changes in style. Specific and extempore ornamentation. Rhythmic alteration. Affect, rhetoric and phrasing (general principles) . Articulation, accentuation and melodic inflection as constituents of phrasing. Tempo and tempo rubato. Taste -- Historical awareness in practice 1 : three eighteenth-century case studies : Corelli, Bach and Haydn. Corelli : Sonata in A major, Op. 5 no. 9. J.S. Bach : Partita no. 3 in E major for violin solo, BWV1006. Haydn : String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 33 no. 2 (Hob. III:38) -- Historical awareness in practice 2 : three nineteenth-century case studies : Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Brahms. Beethoven : Sonata in A major for violin and piano, Op. 47 ('Kreutzer') . Mendelssohn : Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Brahms : Sonata in E flat major, Op. 120 no. 2 for piano and viola (clarinet) -- Related family members
Control code
ocm51283885
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511019159
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51283885

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