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Selected Violin Books in the Allen Library
Basic bowing physics and skills, plus guidance on articulation and performance based on different bowing techniques.
How to succeed in joining and surviving in an orchestra or ensemble. Includes sections on auditioning, conductors, performing philosophies, the highs and lows of performing, and more.
A comprehensive, though selective, guide to literature about all facets of the violin.
A roadmap for every step of the owning process from selecting and buying (or renting) to maintaining, repairing, modifying, upgrading, and reselling your instrument.
All aspects of the violin are covered: construction, history, and literature; violin playing and teaching; and violin virtuosos through the ages.
The story of a violinist who saved the lives of many Jews who were members of her orchestra in Auschwitz.
An annotated bibliography of sources about the string quartet, including general references, histories, composers, performance, facsimiles and critical editions, and more.
Top Databases for Violinists
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