Experiencing the violin concerto
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Experiencing the violin concerto a listener"s companion by Franco Sciannameo

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Written in English


  • Music appreciation,
  • Analysis, appreciation,
  • History and criticism,
  • Concertos (Violin)

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Explores the violin concerto from Vivaldi to Bartók and beyond, the social and personal histories of unforgettable virtuosi, the wonderful instruments they played, and the audiences they conquered worldwide.

Edition Notes

StatementFranco Sciannameo
SeriesThe listener"s companion, Listener"s companion
LC ClassificationsML1263 .S53 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 185 pages
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27219237M
ISBN 100810888858
ISBN 109780810888852, 9780810888869
LC Control Number2016005006

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