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Author Schleske, Martin, 1965- author.

Title The sound of life's unspeakable beauty / Martin Schleske ; translated by Janet Gesme with photographs by Donata Wenders.

Publication Info. Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  787.219 SCHLESKE    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 384 pages ; illustrations ; 23 cm
Note "Originally published in German as Der Klang: vom unerhörten Sinn des Lebens. 2010 Kösel-Verlag, a division of Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH, München, Germany" -- title page verso.
Translated from the German.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-381) and index.
Summary "A luthier reveals the secrets of his profession-and how each phase of handcrafting a violin can point us toward our calling, our true selves, and the overwhelming power and gentleness of God's love"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents The singing tree -- The tree's wisdom -- The design -- Tone colors -- The arching and the wood's grain -- To be an instrument -- The closed sound -- Reworking the violin -- The sculpture (I) -- The charisma of the Stradivarius -- The secret of the varnish -- The inner fire -- The concert -- The sculpture (II) -- Conclusion.
Subject Schleske, Martin, 1965-
Violin makers -- Religious life.
Violin -- Construction.
Violin -- Religious aspects.
Christian life.
Christian life. (OCoLC)fst00859185
Violin -- Construction. (OCoLC)fst01167352
Added Author Wenders, Donata, photographer (expression)
Gesme, Janet Leigh, 1971- translator.
Added Title Klang. English
ISBN 9780802876140 (hardcover)
0802876145 (hardcover)
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