The Violin makers: Portrait of a living craft e-book
by Mary Anne Alburger
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And all we really do for a living is make boxes. Of course, this made the job seem a lot less interesting and compelling than I imagined. A mere box could not have frozen those hundreds who attended the governor’s funeral. Building just a box would hardly attract a few dozen professionals to this torrid little town to spend their summer vacation working at their craft. But before I could question the violin maker he explained it all. The thing is, he said, they’re magical boxes.
New York Times Marchese is engaging and funny, and he uses his substantial skill to tell a story worthy of his subjects.
New York Times Marchese is engaging and funny, and he uses his substantial skill to tell a story worthy of his subjects assion that drives their lives. As a reader, I’m satisfied. I’ve moved through a world of acoustic geeks and passionate artists, and I emerge feeling smarter and pleased to have been treated to a story so well told. Newsweek A deeply descriptive and appreciative look at a slow, exacting craft. Marchese is a skilled writer.
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Mary Anne Alburger, Co-Convenor of NAFCo 2001, is an Honorary Fellow of the Elphinstone Institute. She is the author of The Violin Makers: Portrait of a Living Craft and Scottish Fiddlers and their Music. She is a player of the violin and viola, and a member of several ensembles. The Violin-Makers of the Guarneri Family (1626-1762) (Dover Books on Music) b.
Learn about the types of wood violinmakers use to craft violins, violas and cellos. Types of Glues Used in Instrument Making.
Here, Wenberg (who later changed his name to Wilde and became an Oregon state senator) looks back on the project that obsessed him for three years. I had a great many learning disabilities as a child – severe dyslexia and ADHD, although we didn’t have those terms then – and I had accepted the fact I would spend my life being somewhat illiterate.