The Violin Maker

A Search for the Secrets of Craftsmanship, Sound, and Stradivari (P.S.) by John Marchese

Publisher: Harper Perennial

Written in English
Cover of: The Violin Maker | John Marchese
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 160
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  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Musical Instruments - Strings,
  • Music / Musical Instruments / Strings,
  • Woodwork - General
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9948713M
ISBN 100060012684
ISBN 109780060012687

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