The Violin: An Illustrated History

Author(s): Yehudi Menuhin & Catherine Meyer


From its origins in the bow and arrow through to the legendary Stradivarius, Yehudi Menuhin weaves the history of the violin with his own incredible career, sharing memories of composers such as Stravinski, Bartok, and Elgar, and of fellow performers Fritz Kreisler, Bruno Walter, Stephane Grappelli, and Ravi Shankar. Hardback & audio-CD


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A child prodigy, Yehudi Menuhin made his debut at the age of seven with the San Francisco Symphony. He went on to perform with the greatest orchestras and conductors, and established a successful partnership with jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli and later with Ravi Shankar. Beyond his performing career, Lord Menuhin was also celebrated for his humanitarian work. He recorded prolifically and his life has been the subject of many films.

General Fields

  • : 9782080300973
  • : Editions Flammarion
  • : Flammarion
  • : March 2009
  • : 273mm X 211mm X 29mm
  • : France
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yehudi Menuhin & Catherine Meyer
  • : Mixed-media pack
  • : Revised edition
  • : 787.2
  • : 304
  • : Illustrations (some col.)