Compre o livro Stradivari’s Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of “A great violin is alive,” said Yehudi Menuhin of his own Stradivarius. STRADIVARIUS. A young, daring style, favouring comfort and Location. Store n .º – Floor 0 – STRADIVARIUS. See map. × . LIVRO DE RECLAMAÇÕES. Compre-o no Mercado Livre por R$ ,90 – Compre em 12 parcelas – Frete grátis. Encontre mais produtos de Livros, Livros de Áreas de Interesse, Artes.

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

This would actually be a great read for nearly anyone, violin enthusiast or not. Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em sua conta. I bought the authors’ book regarding Guarneri family because this information is livroo available in Wikipedia.

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.

The discussion about material, construction, and varnish are all very interesting and well explained. 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.

If you are reading this book 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. It is strange, but true, that only one book really delves into the life and art of this famous Italian craftsman.

Walking with Destiny English Edition. Detalhes do produto Capa comum: Great history on Stradivari. Very pleased with my purchase and the many purchased I have made over the years. Rastreie seus pedidos recentes. He could not make Antonio Stradivari’s violins without Antonio.

Not just informative, but entertaining and easy to read. 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.

This makes me buy this book. 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. From the Hardcover edition. The book is factual, but entertaining in a telling that is akin to a storytelling.


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. Leia mais Leia menos. The Hills are the most respected scholars, ever, of the violin, and this was a landmark publication in and remains so.

There is simply no reason not to own this book if you are interested in violins. I will be reading it again, and aure to enjoy it even more so.

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? 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.

I highly recommend this book to everyone who loves violin. This is perhaps the most important book ever published relating to the topics of violin making and the unchallenged greatest maker of all times.

A must if stradivxrius love music.

Livro – Antonio Stradivari: His Life And Work () – R$ ,90 em Mercado Livre

Musicologists, violinists, makers of instruments, historians of culture, and those who count themselves simply as strradivarius lovers will find this to be an extremely interesting and informative account.

This is his first book. Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em sua conta. 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 expedited quickly and I got a brand new edition. Compartilhe seus pensamentos com outros clientes. Mysteries and unanswered questions proliferate from the outset-starting with the enigma of Antonio Liivro himself. Rastreie seus pedidos recentes. Collectors have paid many thousands of dollars for one of Stradivari’s violins.

The secrets that Stradivari took to his grave continue to confound makers of violins, cellos and violas today. Why were his techniques not maintained by his successors? Reprint 4 de abril de Idioma: The dimension information regarding Strad, Amati and Gurneri violins are informative. Leading appraisers of fine musical instruments agree that in the art of making violins, no one has ever gone beyond the achievement of Antonio Stradivari.


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 non-fiction.

It contains a short but thorough especially considering how little is known about the early life of Stradivari biography and explanations of the violin making process before delving into the history of 6 particular instruments. Old print copies were very interesting.

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

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

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.

Formas de pagamento aceitas: Here is the fabulous Viotti, named for the virtuoso who enchanted all Paris in the s, only to fall foul of the French Revolution. Some of the topics discussed under these main headings are: Having worked 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 can be coaxed from the more than instruments that were made in his workshop.