The Art of Violin Making


By Chris Johnson
ISBN:
PUBLISHED: 2010
PAGES: 272
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 297x210 mm
INSIDE: Illustrated throughout, with 16 pages colour

The Art of Violin Making is the major work for the craftsman, bringing into one volume a summary of essential information for the violin maker and player, as well as providing a historical reference.

Part One: The Violin Makers is devoted to separate chapters on the life and work of some of the greatest of all violin makers; the families of Amati, Stradivari and Guarneri, and the unique genius of Jacob Stainer. These chapters include superb colour photographs of examples of their work. Also included is a chapter covering the work of some leading contemporary violin makers.

Part Two: The Workshop, Tools and Materials provides essential information on the tools, working environment and material needed by violin makers.

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