This app for Apple iPad presents the 22 stringed musical instruments in the Caldwell Collection of Viols, including fine, rare, and important examples by Amati, Bertrand, Norman, Rose, Tielke, and others. Lavishly illustrated listings provide: * more than 200 photographs, including full-page portraits of each instrument by Roger Mastroianni * over 90 minutes of music, in 40 audio tracks * details of provenance, dimensions, and restoration history * technical descriptions of each instrument by the contemporary viol builder John Pringle * essays on the makers by the musicologist Thomas G. MacCracken The publication contains Catharina Meints Caldwell's moving and humorous memoir as well as a catalogue, telling the story of how the collection was shaped by the forty-year musical life together of its principals, and by their conviction that qinstruments, no matter how beautiful, are meant to be played and heard, not just looked at.qJim stewed over the head on the mantel and about a week later he called on Mrs. Keffer again to plead with her not to keep these parts of the ... He examined it and declared that he thought it might be 19th century because of the decorative carvings on the arched back. ... we had heard about in Boston, Lloyd Adams, and made arrangements for him to change it back into a six-string viol and replace thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Caldwell Collection of Viols|
|Author||:||Catharina Meints Caldwell|
|Publisher||:||Music Word Media Group - 2012-01-01|