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Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

  • Author: Lister, Warwick

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Contents

  • Abbreviations
  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • 1 Fontanetto and Turin, 1755-1779
  • Suonatore del Principe
  • Pupil of the Celebrated Pugnani
  • Theater Musician
  • Chapel and Chamber Musician
  • 2 Grand Tour, 1780-1781
  • 3 Paris, 1782-1792: Performer, Composer, Teacher
  • First Violinist of the Universe
  • Homecoming
  • Courtier
  • The Pleasure of his Friends
  • Composer and Teacher
  • The Concert olympique
  • 4 Paris, 1789-1792: Entrepreneur
  • The Theatre de Monsieur
  • Une bien grande machine
  • Rue Feydeau
  • Afterword
  • 5 Viotti's Achievement Thus Far
  • 6 London, 1792-1798 and Exile, 1798-ca. 1800
  • Hanover Square
  • Incident on the Continent
  • London and Bath
  • The King's Theatre
  • The Wine Business, Gillwell, the King's Theatre
  • Exile
  • 7 Gillwell, Paris, Oxford, London, ca. 1800-1812
  • Country Life
  • St Omer and Paris
  • Music, Family, and Friends
  • Tragedy
  • 8 London and the Continent, 1812-1819
  • Recovery
  • The Philharmonic Society (1813, 1814)
  • Paris, Brussels, Lille (1814-1818)
  • the Philharmonic Society (1815, 1816)
  • 9 Paris and the Opera, 1819-1821
  • 10 Last Years, Death, and Aftermath
  • Epilogue
  • 11 Viotti's Achievement and Legacy
  • Appendices
  • 1 Map of Europe Showing Viotti's Places of Activity.
  • 2 G. B. Negri's Biographical Note
  • 3 Viotti's Precis
  • 4 Viotti's Letter to the Prince della Cisterna
  • 5 Viotti's Will
  • 6 Viotti's Siblings
  • 7 Viotti's Places of Residence in Paris and London
  • 8 Viotti's Violins
  • 9 Notes on Viotti's Violin Method
  • 10 A Selection of Withdrawals from William Chinnery's Account at Drummonds Bank
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Viotti's Works
  • General Index