Charming in its style and cultivated in its research, it covers every detail of the process, from wood selection to varnish. A fascinating history of the instrument precedes discussions of materials and construction techniques. More than diagrams, engravings, and photographs complem This classic guide offers an accessible initiation into the mysteries of violin-making.
More than diagrams, engravings, and photographs complement the text. Author Edward Heron-Allen served an apprenticeship with Georges Chanot, a preeminent nineteenth-century violin maker. The knowledge, skill, and experience Heron-Allen acquired in the master's shop are reflected in this book, which was the first to combine the history, theory, and practice of violin-making. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. Published August 1st by Dover Publications first published More Details Original Title. Other Editions 5. Friend Reviews.
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