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1751-2006 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS


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YEAR:  Title - Author (source / code)

HORN VIOLIN

1902: The Stroh Violin - D. Donovan (The Strand Magazine / Vol.23) 1924: Violin with Horn for Sounding Box Directs Tone toward Audience - ? ? (Popular Mechanics / October) 1975: Fiddles With Horns - Julian Pilling (The Galpin Society / April #28) 199?: Trumpet Violin - Ferdinand Hell/Hill? (The Strad / ?)


ELECTRIC VIOLIN

1927: The Giant-Tone Radio Violin - R.F. Starzl (Radio News / Vol.8 No.10 April, 1927) 1930: The Electric Violin - F.H. & V. (L'Illustration / April-12) 1930: Electric Violin Plays Without Sound Box - ? ? (Popular Science / August, pg26) 1933: And Now The Electric Violin - Editor in Chief Hugo Gernsbeck (Radio Craft Magazine / August, Volume V, Number 2, page 85) 1933: Electric Violin Has No Sounding Board - A Fawcett Publication? (Modern Mechanix and Inventions / August) 1933: Violin Hooked to Radio Set - ? ? (Popular Science / August) 1934: Electricity Makes Music - ? ? (Popular Science / November) 1936: Brother Musician Listen to a Miracle - ? ? (Electro String Instrument Corporation / ?) 1936: The Radio Times Music Handbook - Percy A. Scholes (Oxford University Press / 3rd edition) 1938: Quake Inspired Violin Invention; Tone Said to Astound Musicians - ? ? (The New York Times / Jun-13) 1938: Violin Built Like Seismograph - ? ? (Popular Science Monthly / September, pg.26) 1938: Hugo Benioff Goes Musical - The Month (California Institute of Technology / September) 1939: An Experimental Electronic Violin - L H Stauffer (Journal of Allied Physics / Volume 10, Feb) 1939: Vega Electric Instruments - ? ? (Vega Catalogue / #33 14B?) 1940: Violectric - The Perfect Violin - ? ? (National Catalogue / ?) 1943: Fiddle Without a Body - ? ? (The New York Times / Feb-14) 1945: The Oxford Companion to Music - Percy A. Scholes (Oxford University Press / 6th edition) 1946: Electrical Impulse - ? ? (Time Magazine / Jul-15) 1946: Electro Cello Scheduled for Introduction - ? ? (Los Angeles Times / Jul-07) 1946: Electric Cello Needs No Sound Box - ? ? (Popular Science Monthly / November, pg80) 1947: Electric Orchestra - Vera & Henry Bradshaw (Popular Mechanics / June) 1972: An Electronic Violin - J Kohut and M V Mathews (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / July, Volume 52 Issue 1A) 1973: A Case for and Electronically Adjusted ("Electric") Violin - Dr. Eugene Gratovich (The Strad / July, No. 999, Vol. 84) 1973: Concerto for Amplified Violin - ? Wuorinen (Music Trades / Issue 121, pages 45-6) 1973: Electronic Simulation of Violin Resonances - M V Mathews and J Kohut (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / June 1973, Volume 53 Issue 6) 1975: Guitar Book - Tom Wheeler (Macdonald / ISBN 0356083225) 1975: Sound check - the violin revolution - ? ? (Melody Maker / 50, page 21?) 1976: Musical Instruments of the World: An Illustrated Encyclopedia - Diagram Group (Facts on File Inc / ISBN 0871963205) 1976: Sound check - all strung out - ? ? (Melody Maker / 51, page 29?) 1977: World's oldest, rarest electronic violin - ? ? (School Musician / Issue 48, page 22) 1978: Rock and Violin - ? ? (Music Journal / Issue 36, pages 6-10) 1979: Lustrum - Emmanuel Ghent (Persimmon Press / ?) 1981: World of Romantic and Modern Musical Instruments - Jeremy Montagu (David & Charles (publ) / Manchester Public Library (781.9Ms59)) 1982: An Electronic Violin with a Singing Formant - M V Mathews (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / April, Volume 71 Issue S1) 1984: The Extended Family - Electronic Bowed String Instruments - David Neubert (American String Teacher Magazine / Winter) 1986: Electronic Violin: a research tool - Max Matthews (Journal of the Violin Society of America / vol.8/1, pages 70-88) 1986: Towards a New Age of Performance: Reading the Book of Dreams with the Mathews Electronic Violin - Richard Boulanger (Perspectives of New Music / Spring/Summer, Vol. 24 No.2) 1990: Performance of Music with an Electronic Violin - Janos Negyesy and Lee Ray (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / November, Volume 88 Issue S1) 1991: Electric Violin - Alexander Markov and James Remington (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / July, Volume 90 Issue1) 1994: Electric Violin with Multiple Registration Points - Robert D Henderson (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / February, Volume 95 Issue 2) 1994: The Fender Inside Story - Forrest White (Miller Freeman Books / ISBN 0879303093) 1995: Current Affairs - Joanna Pieters (The Strad / September) 1995: Electronic instruments - Terminology and Techniques - Hugh Davies (Grove Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments / ?) 1995: Fender - The Sound Heard 'Round the World - Richard R. Smith (Hal Leonard / ISBN 0634058754) 1995: Stingray Violins - Tom Leary (Musician / September) 1998: Electric Violins - the electric violin book - Hanno Graesser (Bochinsky / ISBN 3923639325) 1998: Electrifying Violins - Andy Holliman (Traditional Music Maker / ?) 1998: Traditional Music Maker - Andy Holliman (Healey & Faulkner / Issue No.10) 1999: Gruhn's Guide to Vintage Guitars - George Gruhn (Backbeat Books / ISBN 0879304227) 2000: 50 Years of Fender - Tony Bacon (Miller Freeman Books / ISBN 0879306211) 2000: Birth of the Electric Viola - Bianca Soros (Strings / May-June 2000 Volume XIV, Number 8, Issue 86) 2000: Angel Voices - Ken Smith (The Strad / November) 2000: Experience Music Project: An interactive Museum of American Popular Music - Editor William E. Hettrick (American Musical Instrument Society Newsletter / Vol.29 No.3) 2000: Mellow Cello - ? ? (Electronics Times / #989) 2003: The Vbow - An Expressive Musical Controller Haptic Human-Computer Interface - Charles Sabin Nichols II (Stanford University - Department of Music / August) 2004: Departmental Accessions - Musical Instruments - ? ? (Metropolitan Museum of Art / 2003-2004) 2004: Entrepreneur Tunes Up His Business - ? ? (Technological Research and Development Authority - Outreach Program News / ?) 2004: Virtual Musical instrument - Le SuperPolm - ? ? (Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression / NIME04) 2005: The Overtone Violin - Dan Overholt (New Interfaces for Musical Expression / NIME05) 19??: The Shock of the New - Marilyn Emerson (? / pg 698-700)


THE VIOLIN

1854: The Violin - George Dubourg (Robert Cocks & Co / ?) 1885: Violin Making -As it was and is - Ed. Heron-Allen (Ward Lock Ltd. / ISBN 706310454) 1900: An Historical Sketch of the Violin and its master makers - R.R. and Sons Co. (printed for Lyon & Healy) Donnelley (Lakeside Press / Manchester Public Library) 1902: Antonio Stradivari His Life and Work - William Hill & Sons (Dover Publications / ISBN 486204251) 1905: The Violin - William Henley (The Strad / #13) 1948: Treatise on Instrumentation - Hector Berlioz & Strauss (Dover Publications / ISBN 0486269035) 1950: Violins & Violinists - Franz Farga (Rockliff Publishing Corporation Ltd / ?) 1965: An Encyclopedia of the Violin - Alberto Bachmann (Da Capo Press / ISBN 306800047) 1967: The Violin - Theodore Rowland Entwistle (Dover Publications / ISBN 340059923) 1981: Jazz Violin - Matt Glaser & Grappelli (Oak Publications / ISBN 0825601940) 1984: Book of the Violin - Dominic Gill (Phaidon Press Ltd. / ISBN 0714822868) 1984: Physics of the Violin - Lothar Cremer (The MIT Press / ISBN 0262031027) 1984: The New Violin - Linda Smith (Music Works / vol.28, pages 3-5) 1985: Violin Technique and Performance Practice in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries - Robin Stowell (Cambridge University Press / ISBN 521232791) 1985: Viols, Violins and Virginals - Jennifer A. Charlton (Ashmolean Museum / ISBN 090784944X ) 1989: Music for Solo Violin Unaccompanied - A catalogue - Harry Edlund (Peter Marcan Publications / ISBN 2080136232) 1992: The Violin Explained Components Mechanism and Sound - James Beament (Clarendon Press / ISBN 198166230) 1992: Violin - Edited Robin Stowell (Cambridge University Press / ISBN 521390238) 1996: The Violin - Yehudi Menuhin (Flammarion / ISBN 2080136232) 1999: Reinventing the Violin - Daniel Trueman (Daniel Trueman / ?) 2001: The Early Violin and Viola - Robin Stowell (Cambridge University Press / ISBN 521625556) 2003: Violin An Easy Guide - Chris Coetzee (New Holland Publishers / ISBN 1843303329) 19??: Bluegrass Fiddle Styles - ? ? (Mel Bay Publications Inc / ?) 19??: Something New - Dennis Rooney (The Strad? / ?)


VIOLIN PLAYERS

1880: Biographical Notice of Nicolo Paganini - F.J. Fetis (Schott & Co. / ?) 1953: Joe Venuti and his Blue Violin - James Baxter, inspired by Robert White (Privately published, Philadelphia? / ?) 1953: Paganini - Renee de Saussine (Hutchinson & Co Ltd / ?) 1957: Paganini The Genoese - G.I.C. de Courcy (University of Oklahoma Press / ?) 1959: The Jazz Scene - Francis Newton (Macgibbon & Kee / Jazz book Club 26) 1968: Tartini His Life and Times - Prof. Dr. Lev Ginsburg (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 876665903) 1969: Szigeto on the Violin - Joseph Szigeti (Dover Publications / ISBN 048623763X) 1976: Unfinished Journey - Yehudi Menuhin (Macdonald and Jane's / ISBN 354041460) 1979: Paganini - Leslie Sheppard & Axelrod (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 876666187) 1980: Paganini His Life and Times - John Sugden (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 087666642X) 1980: The Great Violinists - Margaret Campbell (Robson Books / ISBN 1861056230) 1980: Ysa? Prof. Dr. Lev Ginsburg (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 876666209) 1982: Paganini A Biography - Alan Kendall (Chappell & Company Ltd / ISBN 241108454) 1982: Virtuoso The LIfe and art of... - Harvey Sachs (Thames & Hudson / ISBN 500012865) 1991: Pure at Heart - Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 907954154) 1993: Fable Bulletin Violin Improvisation Studies - Edited Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 0907954456) 1993: Fuzz Acid and Flowers - A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975) - Vernon Joynson (Borderline Productions / ISBN 1899855068) 1994: Psychedelic Psounds - Interviews from A to Z with 60s Psychedelic and Garage Bands - Allan Vorda (Borderline Productions / ISBN 0951287591) 1995: Desert Sands / Up Jumped The Devil - Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 0907954251) 1995: Tapestry of Delights, The - The comprehensive guide to British music of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive eras 1963-1976 - Vernon Joynson (Borderline Productions / ISBN 1899855009) 1996: Violin sans Frontieres - Joanna Pieters (The Strad / October) 1997: The Devil's Box Masters of Southern Fiddling - Charles Wolfe (Country Music Foundation Press / ISBN 826513247) 1998: Tony Conrad - Fiddler on the Hoof - Richard Henderson (The Wire / Issue 170) 1998: Up Jumped The Devil - Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / Supplement only available with Desert Sands) 1999: Black Gypsy - Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 090795426X) 2000: Japanese Independent Music - Frank Stofer (Sonore / ISBN 2951564406) 2001: John Cale - Inside the Dream Syndicate - Edwin Pouncey (The Wire / Issue 206) 2001: Up Yours! A Guide to UK Punk, New Wave and early post Punk - Vernon Joynson (Borderline Productions / ISBN 1899855130) 2002: Pure at Heart 2 Anecdotes & Interviews - Edited Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 0907954340) 2002: The Dark Reign of Gothic Rock - Dave Thompson (Helter Skelter Publishing / ISBN 190092448X) 2005: Joe Venuti - Never Before? Never Again - Edited Richard Niles Romano (Mel Bay Publications Inc / ISBN 0786641312)


VIOLIN TECHNIQUE

1751: The Art of Playing on the Violin - Francesco Geminiani (Musica Repartita / Op.9) 1756: A Treatise on the Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing - Leopold Mozart (Oxford University Press / O/XP3602?) 1771: An Easy method of producing on the violin the harmonic sounds in all the major and minor keys - Joseph Barnabe Saint-Sevin Abbe (Junior) (R.Cocks & Co. (publishers) / Manchester Public Library (Rs811 Ac72)) 1797: A Complete Treatise on Harmonics for the Violin - Bartolommeo Campagnoli (? / Manchester Public Library (s811 Cc81)) 1829: The Art of Paganin's Violin Playing - Carl Guhr (Novello / ?) 1832: Spohr's Violin School - Louis Spohr rev. & ed. Holmes (Boosey & Co / ?) 1835: The Art of the Violin - Pierre M.F de Sales Baillot (Northwestern University Press / ISBN 0810107546) 1901: School of Violin Technique - Otakar Sevcik (Bosworth & Co. Ltd / BoE 3529) 1904: Neue Methode des Flageolettspiels - Paolo Felis (Steingraber - Verlag / Manchester Public Library) 1911: Basic Studies - Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer Inc / O205) 1921: The Artist's Technique of Violin Playing - D.C. Dounis (Carl Fischer Inc / ISBN 0825801478) 1921: Violin Playing As I Teach it - Leopold Auer (Gerarld Duckworth & Co Ltd. / ?) 1924: Scale System - Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer Inc / ISBN 0825801788) 1924: The Art of Violin Playing - Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer / ISBN 0825801354) 1924: The Art of Violin Playing - Daniel Melsa (Foulsham & Co. Ltd / ?) 1924: Violin Harmonics - what they are and how to play them - C.E. Jacomb (The Strad (No.25) / ISBN 0825801362) 1925: Harmonics in Theory and Practice for the violin - Rebecca Wilder Holmes (Carl Fischer American Academic Series No.30 / Manchester Public Library (811 Hs45)) 1925: Theory of Harmonics - Henryk Heller (N. Simrock / Nr. 729a-g) 1931: Problems of Tone Production - Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer Inc / O2358) 1934: Tecnica dei Suoni Armonici per Violino - Michelangelo Abbado (G.Ricordi & Co. Milano / E.R.1621-1625) 1948? Violin Harmonics and the Pizzicato - Ferdinand David (Carl Fischer's Music Library / No.462) 1953: Violin Technique - Notes for players and teachers - Andre Mangeot (Dennis Dobson Ltd. / 50959G) 1962: Principles of Violin Playing - Ivan Galamian (Prentice-Hall Inc / LCCC 6214019) 1964: Senso-Motor Study and its Application to Violin Playing - Dr. Frederick F. Polnauer & Marks (American String Teachers Association / 2nd edition) 1968: The Violin and I - Kato Havas (Bosworth & Co. Ltd / ?) 1971: System of Harmonics - Recised & Edited Adam Heller (N. Simrock / Nr. 3142) 1977: All-Interval Scale Book Including a Chart of Harmonics for the Violin - Paul Zukovsky (G. Schirmer / A-1185a) 1985: The Violin - Harmonics: Classification and New Techniques - Enzo Porta (Ricordi / E.R.2848) 1986: Life Class - Yehudi Menuhin (William Heinemann / ISBN 0434463000) 1988: Left-Hand Violin Technique - Ruggiero Ricci (G. Schirmer / Ed. 3557) 1996: The Secret Life of the Cello Strings: Harmonics for Cellists - R.Caroline Bosanquet (SJ Music / ISBN 095282020X) 2001: The Contemporary Violin: Extended Performance Techniques - Patricia & Allen Strange (University of California Press / ISBN 520224094) 2004: Ring Tones - Laura Reed (The Strad / October)


OTHER, GENERAL

1771: Principles and Power of Harmony - Giuseppe Tartini trans. Stillingfleet (J. & H. Hughs / ?) 1906: The Romance of Modern Electricity - Charles R. Gibson (Seeley & Co Ltd / ?) 1909: Story of the Electric Organ - J.W. Hinton (Bardon Enterprises / ISBN 0952818434) 1910: The Electric Violin Player - Walter C Beecher (Modern Electrics, Publication / July) 1925: On Music, Our Musical Future, The New Generation - Thomas Edison (The Diary / ?) 1933: The British Encyclopedia - J.M. Parrish, Crossland & Pappoport (Oldhams Press Ltd / ?) 1937: Science and Music - Sir James Jeans (Dover Publications / ISBN 0486619648) 1942: The Music Goes Round - F.W. Gaisberg (Macmillan Company / Manchester Public Library (789.75GB45)) 1950: Music - its Story and Enjoyment - Editor Lord Gorell (New Educational Library / ?) 1954: The World of Music - Edited K.B. Sandved (The Waverley Book Company / ?) 1956: Joe Batten's Book - Joe Battern (Rockliff Publishing Corporation Ltd / ?) 1959: Collins Encyclopedia of Music - Sir Jack Westrup & Harrison (Chancellor Press / ISBN 0907486495) 1963: An Anthology - La Monte Young (La Monte Young / LCCC 6717544) 1963: The Language of Modern Music - Donald Mitchell (Faber & faber / ISBN 0571049346) 1968: The Philips Tape Recording Book - Frederick Purves (The Focal Press / ISBN 240449592) 1977: Veteran Talking Machines - the Phonautograph - Brian Jewell (Midas Books / ?) 1979: Performance Art - Rose Lee Goldberg (Thames & Hudson / ISBN 0500202141) 1980: American Minimal Music - Wim Mertens (Kahn Averill / ISBN 1871082005) 1982: The Incredible Music Machine - Russell Miller (Quartet Books Ltd / ISBN 0704323249) 1983: Industrial Culture Handbook - V. Vale & Juno (Re/Search Publications / ISBN 0940642077) 1985: Noise - The Political Economy of Music - Jacques Attali (University of Minnesota Press / ISBN 0816612870) 1986: The Art of Noises - Luigi Russolo (Pendragon Press / ISBN 0918728576) 1987: Edison, Musicians, and the Phonograph - John & Susan Harvith & Harvith (Greenwood Press / ISBN 0313253935) 1987: The Recording Angel - Evan Eisenberg (Yale University Press / ISBN 0300099045) 1988: Revolutions in Sound - Dr. Christopher H. Roads (The British Library / ?) 1989: Stockhausen on Music - Karlheinz Stockhausen (Marion Boyars / ISBN 0714528870) 1990: New Sounds - the Virgin Guide to New Music - John Schaefer (W.H. Allen & Co Plc / ISBN 0060970812) 1992: Healing Sounds - The Power of Harmonics - Jonathan Goldman (Healing Arts Press / ISBN 0892819936) 1992: Stockhausen - A Biography - Michael Kurtz (Faber & faber / ISBN 057117146X) 1993: The Harmony of the Spheres - Joscelyn Godwin (Inner Traditions International / ISBN 0892812656) 1993: The Music of the Spheres - Jamie James (Abacus / ISBN 0349105421) 1996: Telegraphic Repeating Instrument - ? ? (Microsoft Encarta / ?) 1997: EMI the first 100 years - Peter Martland (B.T. Batsford Ltd / ISBN 0713462078) 1997: Music of the Whole Earth - David Reck (Da Capo Press / ISBN 0306807491) 1998: Figuring the fiddles - Jennifer Paterson (Music Teacher / ?) 1998: Noise Pollution - History of the Loudspeaker - Barry Blake-Coleman (Inventors World / ?) 2001: History of Great Inventions - James Dyson (Constable & Robinson Ltd / ISBN 1841196177) 2003: The Cable - The Wire That Changed The World - Gillian Cookson (Tempus Publishing / ISBN 0752423665) 2005: Electric Universe - David Bodans (Little, Brown / ISBN 0316861820)


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