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Author Riechers, August, 1836-1893
LoC No. 18017813
Uniform Title Die Geige und ihr Bau. English
Title The violin and the art of its construction: a treatise on the Stradivarius violin
Original Publication Germany: Franz Wunder,1895.
Contents Introduction -- Of the wood -- Of the construction -- The ribs -- The back and edges -- The belly -- The arching -- The purfling -- Working-out the thicknesses of the belly and back -- The f-holes -- The bass-bar -- The head or neck -- The dimensions, length of neck and body -- The finger-board and nut -- The position of the neck -- The tail-piece -- The pegs -- The bridge -- The sound-post -- The strings -- The varnish -- The cleaning and care of the violin -- The bow.
Credits The Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class ML: Music: Literature of music
Subject Violin -- Construction
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EBook-No. 68575
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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