This carefully researched and definitive book recreates the magic of the greatest violinists in history. In three centuries, the solo performer progressed from downtrodden private servant to revered public idol. The supreme artists Corelli, Vivaldi, Viotti, Paganini, Vieuxtemps, Joachim and Auer were pivotal figures in the history of violin playing, while more recent times have seen Sarasate, Ysaye and the virtuosi of the modern recording era. "The Great Violinists" reveals a range of personalities from the conventional to ...

The Great Violinists 2011, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571277445

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The Great Violinists 2004, Anova Books

ISBN-13: 9781861056238

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The Great Violinists 1981, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385175654

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The Great Violinists 1981, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780236401833

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