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My Viola and I: A Complete Autobiography

My Viola and I: A Complete Autobiography

  • Author: Tertis
This will not only become the bible for all viola players, but an historic document for all musicians and music lovers, covering as it does three-quarters of a century of music making all over... More…

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Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface by Lillian Tertis: Acknowledgements
  • Author's Note
  • Foreword
  • 1. Formative Years
  • 2. Student Days
  • 3. Back Desk to Front Desk
  • 4. Hobbies
  • 5. The Young Mr Beecham- and New English Composers
  • 6. 1914-18
  • 7. American Tours
  • 8. Fruitful Years
  • 9. The Elgar Viola Concerto
  • 10. Heyday in the Thirties
  • 11. A Dark Cloud
  • 12. Collaboration with Beecham 1938-9
  • 13. Return to the Concert Platform - and America
  • 14. Octogenarian Activity
  • 15. Revolutionary Seating Plan for a Symphony Orchestra
  • 16. Nonagenarian Activity
  • 17. Reflection
  • Essays for the String Player: Beauty of Tone in String Playing
  • The Art of String Quartet Playing
  • Hints to Composers
  • The Tertis Model Viola
  • Appendices: Violin Craftsmen who make The Tertis Model Viola
  • Works for Viola Solo
  • Discography - Recordings by Lionel Tertis
  • Index