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The Lost Stradivarius By John Meade Falkner
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A novel of ghosts and the evil that can be invested in an object, in this case an extremely fine Stradivarius violin. After finding the violin of the title in a hidden compartment in his college... More > rooms, the protagonist, a wealthy young heir, becomes increasingly secretive as well as obsessed by a particular piece of music, which seems to have the power to call up the ghost of its previous owner. Roaming from England to Italy, the story involves family love, lordly depravity, and the tragedy of obsession, all conveyed in a "high" serious tone.< Less
Tobias GUARNERIUS By Editions Tarnhelm
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"Un beau matin Tobias Guarnerius s'était trouvé en proie à une idée fixe, et depuis ce temps il n'avait cessé de la poursuivre, quelque sacrifice qu'elle lui... More > eût coûté. (...)Ayant en sa possession un violon de Stradivarius, dont quelques amateurs, à plusieurs reprises, lui avaient offert un haut prix, l'idée lui était venue d'imiter le faire de cet auteur." L'histoire d'un luthier obsédé par l'idée de pouvoir copier le savoir-faire d'Antonio Stradivarius. 39 pages.< Less
Tobias GUARNERIUS By Editions Tarnhelm
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"Un beau matin Tobias Guarnerius s'était trouvé en proie à une idée fixe, et depuis ce temps il n'avait cessé de la poursuivre, quelque sacrifice qu'elle lui... More > eût coûté. (...)Ayant en sa possession un violon de Stradivarius, dont quelques amateurs, à plusieurs reprises, lui avaient offert un haut prix, l'idée lui était venue d'imiter le faire de cet auteur." L'histoire d'un luthier obsédé par l'idée de pouvoir copier le savoir-faire d'Antonio Stradivarius. 39 pages.< Less
The Sonata Contract By Mary Spence
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Karin's music and her Stradivarius violin are her life. Life is about to become considerably more exciting. Will she come to regret... the contract?
Among the Great Masters of Music: Scenes In the Lives of Famous Musicians By Walter Rowlands
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Among the Great Masters of Music:Scenes In the Lives of Famous Musicians,By Walter Rowlands, tells the stories of great masters of music:Lulli, Stradivarius, Tartini, Bach., Handel, Gluck, Mozart.... More > Linley, Haydn, Weber, Beethoven, Schubert, Rouget De Lisle, Paganini, Mendelssohn, Chopin., Meyerbeer, Wagner, Liszt. Paintings and drawings of the master composers, by masters of painting, illustrate the book.< Less
Cremona e la sua provincia By Raffaele Bressi
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Guida storico-artistica sul patrimonio artistico di Cremona e del suo territorio
Cremonensis By Valérie Deheuvels
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Couché dans le velours rouge usé, repose un très ancien violon dont l'érable verni brille dans la pénombre... précautionneusement, Grégoire s'empare... More > de l'archet et positionne l'instrument sous son menton. Le geste lui procure une étrange sensation de malaise, comme si le violon rechignait à se plier à sa volonté. Ce n'est que lorsqu'il joue les premières mesures d'un arpeggio de Schubert que telle une déflagration fulgurante, l'hallucination le traverse violemment, l'obligeant à reculer jusqu'à buter dans la pile de draps contre laquelle il s'affaisse brutalement.< Less
Fire and Clay By Barry Guest
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James Fox, the foremost authority on the Messiah violin made by Antonio Stradivarius in 1716, is assassinated after revealing that a violin owned by the Vatican is not the famed Messiah. Former... More > journalist and Stradivarius expert Mary Bond, to avoid being the assassins next victim, is compelled to join forces with Ben Grady who has just been released from Brixton prison after eleven years for forging violin labels. Together, they pursue a trail that promises to expose the real Messiah, but it is a trail plagued with treachery, deceit and assassination courtesy of a secret branch of the Vatican Swiss Guard known as the Jinn Gesellschaft. The race to find the twenty million dollar violin wends its way through Italy and France, with events over three centuries having a bearing on the final outcome. Ending on the banks of the river Thames in a twist that nobody saw coming, authority is compromised in two countries and puts Mary Bond and the Messiah violin in grave danger.< Less
Fire and Clay By Barry Guest
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James Fox, the foremost authority on the Messiah violin made by Antonio Stradivarius in 1716, is assassinated after revealing that a violin owned by the Vatican is not the famed Messiah. Former... More > journalist and Stradivarius expert Mary Bond, to avoid being the assassins next victim, is compelled to join forces with Ben Grady who has just been released from Brixton prison after eleven years for forging violin labels. Together, they pursue a trail that promises to expose the real Messiah, but it is a trail plagued with treachery, deceit and assassination courtesy of a secret branch of the Vatican Swiss Guard known as the Jinn Gesellschaft. The race to find the twenty million dollar violin wends its way through Italy and France, with events over three centuries having a bearing on the final outcome. Ending on the banks of the river Thames in a twist that nobody saw coming, authority is compromised in two countries and puts Mary Bond and the Messiah violin in grave danger.< Less
The Sealed Wall And Other Tales By J. Pinkerton
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You are cordially invited to take a glimpse into the terrifying world of the unknown with underground horror author J. Pinkerton in his latest work, THE SEALED WALL AND OTHER TALES. See why those... More > who live near Black Oak Swamp fear "The Curse Of Aunt Red". Shiver with fright as you read "The Thing At The Window". See for yourself the horrors that Mort Dean and Rodus Klemm discovered when they crash landed on "The Island Out Of Time". Expose yourself to a new kind of vampire in "Two Centuries In Darkness". Learn the fate of a woman who had a date with Death in "Death's Masque". Witness vengeance from beyond the grave as you read "Dave Hardesty's Last Night Alive". Experience, first-hand, the power of the occult in "Blood And Seaweed". Tremble with terror at the haunting trills of "The Stradivarius". These and other horrors await you in THE SEALED WALL AND OTHER TALES. Are you brave enough to open these pages?< Less