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Violin Guide

Selected Bibliography of Literature and Repertoire Lists

Bachmann, Alberto. An Encyclopedia of the Violin. Introduction by Eugene Ysaÿe. Preface
   by Stuart
Canin. New York: Da Capo Press, 1966. ML800 B13 1966

Boyden, David Dodge. The History of Violin Playing, From Its Origins to 1761 and
    Its Relationship to The
Violin And Violin Music. London, New York : Oxford
    University Press, 1965. ML850 .B7 Accompanying Sound Recording: OXF OUP 100D

Creighton, James. Discopaedia of the Violin, 1889-1971. Toronto: University of Toronto
    Press, 1974. RMU ML156.4 V5 C7

David D. Boyden, et al. "Violin." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online,
    (accessed March 12, 2012).  Grove Violin Article (UWM ID Required)

Farish, Margaret. String Music in Print. Philadelphia: Musicdata, 1980.
    RMU ML128 S7 S77x 1973 :
RMU ML128.S7 S77x 1984 ; Suppl. 1998

Hurley, C. Gregory. String Syllabus (Vol. 1). S.l.: American String Teachers Association,
    2003. RMU ML132 S7x A43 1975

Katz, Mark. The Violin: A Research and Information Guide. NY: Routledge, 2006.
    RMU ML128.V4 K38 2006 

The Strad Directory. London: Orpheus, 2003. RMU ML800 .S77x

Wilkins, Wayne. The Index of Violin Music. Magnolia, AR: Music Register, 1972.
    RMU ML128.V4 W54 1973