The Great Cellists

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Robson, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 277 pages
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The instrument we know today developed from the "bass violin" and came into general use in the 17th century. Through her research of performers and teachers, from Boccherini and Romberg to Casala and Jacqueline du Pre, author Margaret Campbell presents a rich picture of traditions handed down the generations and developed internationally, and recreates the magic of the greatest cellists in history.

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This book goes to extremes: there are too many cellists and too little everything else. For the person wanting information about a particular cellist, what is here is merely brief, anecdotal reportage ... Read full review

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Margaret Campbell, R.N., Ph.D.(c), F.A.A.N., is Associate Director for Research at the Center to Advance Palliative Care Excellence, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, at Wayne State University, and Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care and Clinical Ethics at the Detroit Receiving Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She has published more than forty journal articles, six book chapters, and the book "Foregoing Life-Sustaining Therapy: How to Care for the Patient Who is Near Death". She has served appointments on various boards, including the Last Acts Task Force on Palliative Care through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.

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