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Guarneri: story of a genius

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Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guarneri, Giuseppe, 1698-1744 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Guarneri, Giuseppe, 1698-1744 -- Fiction,
  • Violin makers

  • About the Edition

    A fictionalized biography of the Italian violin maker whose instruments, unappreciated in his lifetime, were deemed among the greatest many years after his death.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Leonard Wibberley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W625 Gr
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 151 p.
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5047539M
    ISBN 100374328226
    LC Control Number74008142
    OCLC/WorldCa898133

    I received a free copy of "Max Einstein, The Genius Experiment" by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, through the "Good Read's Giveawy." An adult may find this story is a bit predictable, although all books by Patterson are fun to read/5().   Toby Faber conjures up five violins, one cello and a genius in his biography of Stradivarius Kelly Grovier Sat 21 Aug EDT First published on Sat 21 Aug EDT. Some books pique your interest into exploring things further. Stradivari’s Genius by Toby Faber did that for me. The photos of the Messiah on page four motivated me to take my seldom-played violin out of its case and make visual comparisons. I started making horribly scratchy sounds with it sometime during the middle of the third chapter/5(7).


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Learn about Author Central. Leonard Price: $ GUARNERI: Story of a Genius. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe The presence of Guarneri, a genius with a grudge against fate, is compelling; however, one strong character does not make a novel and the persona of Guarneri's apprentice, the narrator Thomas Soli, is pleasing but altogether less imposing.

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Guarneri - Violin maker of Genius £ Out Of Stock. Product description. The story of a Genius Item details Author(s): Leonard Wibberley Condition: Used: very good Edition: First. Guarneri: Story of Genius () New York: Ariel Books (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), [Youth Non-fiction].

Guarneri del Gesu was a master violin maker in eighteenth century Cremona whose instruments rivalled those of his contemporaries Antonio Stradivari and Nicolo Amati.

Sadly, Guarneri’s full potential was never realized because of poverty. The Hills describe and analyze the life and work of each of the five great master craftsmen of the Guarneri family, from Andrea Guarneri (c. –98), the founding father, to his grandsons Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesú (–), the most illustrious member of the family, and Pietro Guarneri of Venice (–).Reviews: 'Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri, nickname del Gesù (/ ɡ w ɑːr ˈ n ɛər i /, also UK: /-ˈ n ɪər-/, Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe ɡwarˈnɛːri]; 21 August – 17 October ) was an Italian luthier from the Guarneri family of rivals Antonio Stradivari (–) with regard to the respect and reverence accorded his instruments, and for many prominent players and collectors.

Like those of other figures in the book, Tartini's story draws the reader in with the impact of a historical novel. Tartini gave it to his pupil, Signor Salvini, inwho subsequently passed. This book is more a personal story of someone very close professionally to Kramnik describing the major events in Kramnik's career.

Chess politics is also a prominent part of the ongoing narrative, as are Kramnik's opinions on a variety of chess related topics. I especially enjoyed his opinion of each of the world s: 8. Guarneri(1st Edition) story of a genius by Leonard Wibberley Hardcover, Pages, Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux Unabridged ISBNISBN: Red Pawns (1st Edition) by Leona rd Wibberley Hardcover.

Leonard Patrick O'Connor Wibberley (9 April – 22 November ), who also published under the name Patrick O'Connor, among others, was a prolific and versatile Irish author who spent most of his life in the United States.

Wibberley, who published more than books, is perhaps best known for five satirical novels about an imaginary country Grand Fenwick, particularly The Mouse That. Now Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig of the Washington Post offer A Very Stable Genius. As befitting Pulitzer winners for investigative reporting, their book is richly sourced and highly readable.

A Genius in the Family: An Intimate Memoir of Jacqueline Du Pre The Way They Play The Guarneri Quartet in Conversation with David Blum (Cornell Paperbacks) Instruments, with Biographies of all the Most Eminent players in Every the edition, two volumes in one book].

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STRADIVARI'S GENIUS Five Violins, One Cello and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection. By Toby Faber. Illustrated. Random House. $   The violin world is a world based on lineage, secrecy, and the “war” between authenticity and deception inside an elite group.

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``Guarneri del Gesu was the van Gogh of violin makers,' said Charles Beare, director of J&A Beare Ltd., a London firm of violin dealers and restorers.

``His last violins were like any madman's. The story of “Mr. Madison’s War,” and his life as an elder statesman. This magnificent set is the product of over twenty years writing and publishing by Brant and The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Since the books were issued as they were written, full sets of first editions in dust jackets are exceedingly scarce.

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"His last violins were like any madman's late output: full of genius, character and tremendous verve. What's missing in Mr. Faber's book is a well-crafted story that shows and doesn't have to tell.

Stradivari was a monstrous, mysterious figure in music history, and seemingly far from a one-dimensional man. Faber has written a dry book in the clothing of creative nonfiction, a book for collectors, not a book for music-lovers.

Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' follows chess prodigy Beth Harmon. Author Walter Tevis explained the real-life stories that inspired the character.Guarneri: Story of a Genius. Orphaned Thomas Soli is apprenticed to violin-maker Guarneri del Gesu in this fictional account of the 18th century competitor to Stradivari.

Y Fiction Wynne-Jones, Tim. The Maestro. An abused year-old boy finds refuge in the Canadian wilderness, where he meets an eccentric musical genius.

Y Fiction.Stroke of genius: hear a wunderkind play his fabled violin at the Mobile Symphony Orchestra season-opener first name and "del Gesù" was sort of his signature. The Guarneri family was a very.