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Author Prieto, Carlos, 1937-
Title The adventures of a cello / Carlos Prieto ; translated by Elena C. Murray ; foreword by Álvaro Mutis.
Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, c2006 (2007 printing).
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Edition 1st University of Texas Press ed.
Description xv, 350 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.)
Note Translated from the Spanish, originally published in 1998 under title: Las aventuras de un violonchelo.
Title of accompanying compact disc: Carlos Prieto, cello, from Bach to Piazzolla.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-336), discography (p. [311]-314), and index.
Contents A brief history of violin making. Observations on the origin of violins and cellos ; Amati, Stradivari, Guarneri del Gesù, and the great Italian violin makers -- The adventures of a Stradivari cello from 1720 to the present. The adventures of a Stradivari cello : from Cremona in 1720 to New York in 1979 ; A brief autobiographical note ; Around the world with the Piatti ; My relationship with the music and musicians of Latin America, Spain, and Portugal -- A brief history of music for cello from the time of Stradivari to the present. The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries ; From Beethoven to the end of the nineteenth century ; The twentieth and twenty-first centuries : the cello comes of age.
Subject Violoncello.
Violoncello -- History.
Prieto, Carlos, 1937-
Violoncellists -- Mexico -- Biography.
Prieto, Carlos, 1937- -- Translations into English.
Added Author Murray, Elena C., translator.
Mutis, Álvaro.
Added Title Aventuras de un violonchelo. English
Carlos Prieto, cello, from Bach to Piazzolla.
ISBN 0292713223 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292713222 (cloth : alk. paper)