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American Luthier
Carleen Hutchins—the Art and Science of the Violin
Quincy Whitney

University Press of New England



Contents

• Prelude: A Piazza in Cremona
• EXPOSITION
• Naturalist
• Teacher
• Intermezzo: Music—Sound and Sympathy
• RETROGRADE
• Violist
• Intermezzo: History—Virtue, Virtuosity, and Strings
• Luthier
• Intermezzo: Anatomy—More Than the Sum of the Parts
• STRETTO
• Scientist
• Intermezzo: Science—the Organ, Polyphony, and the Science of Sound
• Apprentice
• Intermezzo: Acoustics—Sound Waves and Sand Patterns
• PEDAL POINT
• Musicmonger
• Intermezzo: Lutherie—a Spanish Lute Maker Settles in Cremona

• AUGMENTATION
• Inventor
• Intermezzo: Consorts—da Vinci’s Dream
• Author
• SEQUENCE
• Catalyst
• Intermezzo: Collections—the Cabinet of Curiosities
• Editor
• Lecturer
• INVERSION
• Fiddles and Guitars: Sympathetic Strings
• Fiddles in the Conservatory: England, Wales, Scotland
• Fiddles in the Bakery: Sweden
• Intermezzo: Innovation—Virtuosos and Inventors
• Fiddles in the Limelight: Virtuosos on the Vertical
• Intermezzo: Market—“Messiah” as Metaphor
• Fiddles on Exhibit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
• Fiddles in the Palace: Russia
• Fiddling with Time: Cabin Fever
• Fiddles Live in Concert: The Hutchins Consort
• CODA
• Fiddles on the Marquee: Returning to Ithaca
• Finale: Counterpoint
• Acknowledgments
• Notes
• Index

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