Violin Virtuosos: From Paganini to the 21st Century

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California Classic Books, 1997 - Music - 372 pages
The singing tone and wide range of the violin have made it the archetypal musical instrument, and in Violin Virtuosos, violinist and music critic Henry Roth has created a work of rare insight into this singular and beloved instrument.

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Speaking with commanding authority but also with genuine affection, professional violinist Roth combines an encyclopedic knowledge of violin lore with a journalist's flair for storytelling in this ... Read full review

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Contents

Yehudi Menuhin 1916
154
Henryk Szeryng 19181988
171
Isaac Stern 1920
188
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Henry Roth died in New Mexico in 1995. His previous novels include "Call it Sleep," one of the greatest novels of this century, as well as "A Star Shines Over Mt. Morris Park," "A Diving Rock on the Hudson," and "From Bondage."

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