The Festival Exhibition Handbook Violin Making in Scotland 1750-1950
was published in conjunction with a special exhibition of
Scottish-made violins and cellos representing the cream of Scottish
instrument making in the age of the enlightenment and subsequently.
The Handbook includes an introduction to violin making in Scotland by Emily Peppers,
an essay on the violin making traditions of Scotland by David Rattray,
and gives concise descriptions of over 50 Scottish-made instruments.
Included are fine violins made by Matthew Hardie of Edinburgh
(The "Scottish Stradivari"), Joseph Ruddiman of Aberdeen, and others,
showing the development of the "Scottish school" of lutherie.
The Exhibition was held in conjunction with the publication of the book
Violin Making in Scotland 1750-1950
by David Rattray,
published by the British Violin Making Association.
Violin Making in Scotland 1750-1950: Festival Exhibition Handbook, edited by Emily Peppers
Price: 4.00 pounds sterling, packing and postage extra: 0.50 pounds to addresses in the United Kingdom, 1.00 pounds overseas surface postage.
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