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Violin Dreams

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ISBN-10: 0547086008

ISBN-13: 9780547086002

Edition: 2007

Authors: Arnold Steinhardt

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Arnold Steinhardt, for over forty years an international soloist and the first violinist of the Guarneri String Quartet, brings warmth, wit, and fascinating insider details to the story of his lifelong obsession with the violin, that most seductive and stunningly beautiful instrument. His story is rich with vivid scenes: the terror inflicted by his early violin teachers, the frankly sensual pleasure involved in the pursuit of the perfect violin, the zanily charged atmosphere of high-level competitions. Steinhardt describes Bach'39;s Chaconne as the holy grail for the solo violin, and he illuminates, from the perspective of an ardent owner of a great Storioni violin, the history and…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Arnold Steinhardt is the author of Indivisible by Four: A String Quartet in Pursuit of Harmony. He is the first violinist of the acclaimed Guarneri String Quartet and performs as a soloist all over the world.