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Author Boyden, David D. (David Dodge), 1910-1986.

Title The history of violin playing, from its origins to 1761 and its relationship to the violin and violin music / David D. Boyden
Published London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1965
Oxford U.P., 1965

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Description xxiii, 569 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, music, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents Part one : The Formative Period, 1520-1600 -- The Origin and Development of the Early Violin, 1520-50 -- The Advent of the True Violin and Its Development to 1600 -- Violin Music in the Sixteenth Century -- How the Violin Sounded and How It Was Played in the Sixteenth Century -- Part two : The Development of an Idiomatic Technique, 1600-1650 -- The Development of the Violin and Bow in the Early Seventeenth Century -- The New Violin Idiom ; Violin Music and Its uses in Different Countries, 1600-50 -- The Technique and Sound of the Violin in the Early Seventeenth Century -- General Matters Affecting the Violin to 1650 -- Part three : The National Schools of the Late Seventeenth Century ; The Rise of Virtuosity -- The Development of the Violin and Bow, 1650-1700 -- The Violin Music of the Late Seventeenth-century -- The Technique of the Violin, 1650-1700 (I) : National Styles of Playing ; The Treatises ; The Left Hand -- The Technique of the Violin, 1650-1700 (II) : the Right Hand and Related Questions ; The Sound of the Violin -- General Matters Affecting the Violin, 1650-1700 -- Part four : The Culmination of the Early History of Violin Playing, 1700-1761 -- The Violin and Bow of the Early Eighteenth Century -- The Violin Music of the Early Eighteenth Century -- The Technique of the Violin, 1700-61 (I) : The Treatises ; Holding the Violin and Bow ; The Left Hand -- The Technique of the Violin, 1700-61 (II) : The Right Hand ; The Bow Stroke and Bow Change ; The Rule of Down-Bow -- The Technique of the Violin, 1700-61 (III) : Bow Strokes and Their Execution -- The Technique of the Violin, 1700-61 (IV) : Multiple Stops ; The "Bach" Bow ; Special Effects ; Instrumentation and Conducting ; The Sound of the Violin -- Specific and Improvised Ornaments ; The Cadenza -- Tempo ; Alterations of Rhythm ; Dynamics ; Expression -- Practical Hints to Modern Violinists
Analysis Violin makers
Violin music History and criticism
Violin History
Violin Performance
Notes Accompanied by 1 sound disc: The history of violin playing : comparative examples played by Alan Loveday (331/3 rpm ; 7 in.)
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [509]-523
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Subject Violin makers.
Violin music -- History and criticism.
Violin -- History.
Violin music -- History.
Violin -- Performance.
Violin.
LC no. 65029556
ISBN 0193163152