The Caldwell Collection of Viols

The Caldwell Collection of Viols

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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.qAudio program:see page 131 ... The only work that Michael had to do was repair some worm damage on the back. ... It has a severe wolf on the E string, usually around G-sharp, which we are able to control with a cork under the tailpiece.

Title:The Caldwell Collection of Viols
Author: Catharina Meints Caldwell
Publisher:Music Word Media Group - 2012-01-01

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