Treatise on the Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing

Mozart, Leopold

Published by Oxford University Press, 1951
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0193185024 Jacket price-clipped. Prior owner's name at front endpaper. Jacket protected in clear mylar cover. Approx. twenty pages with a bit of lightly penciled marginal annotation. Tightly bound. Known principally as the father of Wolfgang Amadeus, Leopold Mozart was a distinguished musician in his own right. An excellent violinist and composer, his greatest contribution to music was his Treatise on Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing. Published at Ausburg in 1756 it was the major work of its time on the violin and it contains much that is of considerable interest and value to musicians today: notes on performance, practice, a glossary of technical terms and specific chapters on the playing of written and improvised embellishments, the trill, and special rhythmic figures. Copious exercises illustrate each point made in the text. A Preface--revised for this edition--offers an illuminating biographical study of Leopold both as a man and as a musician. --This text refers to the Paperback edition. About the Author: Leopold Mozart (1719-1787) was a composer, music teacher and violinist, but he is best known today for being the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. --This text refers to the Paperback edition. 270 pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Known principally as the father of Wolfgang Amadeus, Leopold Mozart was a distinguished musician in his own right. An excellent violinist and composer, his greatest contribution to music was his Treatise on Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing. Published at Ausburg in 1756 it was the major work of its time on the violin and it contains much that is of considerable interest and value to musicians today: notes on performance, practice, a glossary of technical terms and specific chapters on the playing of written and improvised embellishments, the trill, and special rhythmic figures. Copious exercises illustrate each point made in the text. A Preface--revised for this edition--offers an illuminating biographical study of Leopold both as a man and as a musician.

About the Author: Leopold Mozart (1719-1787) was a composer, music teacher and violinist, but he is best known today for being the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1951
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