One Hundred Years of Violoncello: A History of Technique and Performance Practice, 1740-1840
Cyr, Mary, Canadian University Music Review
Valerie Waiden. One Hundred Years of Violoncello: A History of Technique and Performance Practice, 1740-1840. Cambridge Musical Texts and Monographs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xv, 311 pp. ISBN 0-521-55449-7 (hardcover).
In this welcome contribution to the field of performance practice, Valerie Waiden broadens her scope beyond a single historical era to cover a critical period of one hundred years in the cello's history. She skilfully weaves two principal concepts or themes - innovation and nationalism - throughout her study of technique and performance practice issues and demonstrates how these themes helped to shape the continuous changes the cello underwent …
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Publication information: Article title: One Hundred Years of Violoncello: A History of Technique and Performance Practice, 1740-1840. Contributors: Cyr, Mary - Author. Journal title: Canadian University Music Review. Volume: 20. Issue: 2 Publication date: January 1, 2000. Page number: 117+. © Canadian University Music Society 1998. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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