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Author Prieto, Carlos, 1937-

Title The adventures of a cello / Carlos Prieto ; translated by Elena C. Murray ; foreword by Álvaro Mutis.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  787.4 P93    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  787.3 PR    Check Shelf
Edition First University of Texas Press edition.
Description xv, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-336), discography (pages [311]-314), and index.
Contents A brief history of violin making. Observations on the origin of violins and cellos ; Amati, Stradivari, Guarneri del Gesù, and the great Italian violin makers -- The adventures of a Stradivari cello from 1720 to the present. The adventures of a Stradivari cello : from Cremona in 1720 to New York in 1979 ; A brief autobiographical note ; Around the world with the Piatti ; My relationship with the music and musicians of Latin America, Spain, and Portugal -- A brief history of music for cello from the time of Stradivari to the present. The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries ; From Beethoven to the end of the nineteenth century ; The twentieth and twenty-first centuries : the cello comes of age.
Note Translated from the Spanish.
Subject Cello.
Prieto, Carlos, 1937-
Added Author Murray, Elena C.
Added Title Aventuras de un violonchelo. English
ISBN 0292713223 cloth alkaline paper
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