Stradivari's Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection

Stradivari's Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection - Toby Faber Beautifully written book that follows the "lives" of five violins and one cello made by Antonio Stradivarius. Includes bits on violin manufacture, biographies of the famous luthiers and musicians, and the strange world of trading in old stringed instruments. An informative and enjoyable book.