How do four instrumentalists with strong individual tastes and temperaments manage to forge a distinctive approach to the music they play? This extraordinary book ushers readers into the workshop of one of the world’s most accomplished string quartets. In rich and probing conversations with their longtime friend and musicologist and conductor David Blum, the members of the Guarneri String Quartet, both individually as a group, tell what it is like to play together.
About David Blum
David Blum was known both as a conductor and as an author on musical subjects. Born in 1935, he received his musical training in his native Los Angeles and in Europe. In 1961 he founded and conducted New York’s Esterhazy Orchestra…. More about David Blum
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Published by Knopf Mar 13, 2013| 256 Pages| ISBN 9780307831804