Title

The Caldwell Collection of Viols: A Life Together in Pursuit of Beauty

Abstract

A catalogue of the 23 antique viols and cellos collected by the late Professor of Oboe, James Caldwell and Associate Professor of Viola da Gamba, Catharina Meints. It contains over 350 color pictures, two CDs of the viols being played by Meints, histories of the makers and memoirs of building the collection. The collection is the second largest in private hands in the world and is considered by many to be the finest.

Publisher

Music Word Media Group

Publication Date

7-1-2012

Department

Historical Performance

Document Type

Book

Notes

This memoir of a couple's shared professional life in music presents the stringed musical instruments in the Caldwell Collection of Viols, including fine, rare and important examples by Amati, Bertrand, Norman, Rose, Tielke, and others.

ISBN

9781937330187

Language

English

Format

text

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