Luigi Mozzani: Vita E Opere (Life and Works), 2nd Edition

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Luigi Mozzani: Vita E Opere (Life and Works), 2nd Edition

Luigi Mozzani
Luigi Mozzani: Vita E Opere (Life and Works), 2nd Edition

by Giovanni Intelisano, with Lorenzo Frignani

Book/CD/Blueprint pack. The updated biography of one of the most important figures in the history of the harp guitar. Much new information has been added (the book is 70 pages longer), most of the photographs are now in color and the instrument photos are larger and more detailed. The book itself is larger (9" x 13") as well, and the text is now in both Italian and English. Covers Mozzani's life via his life and works, the performer and composer, and his lute making activities. Luthier Lorenzo Frignani contributes greatly to the book, especially in the acquisition and archiving of the largest collection of surviving Mozzani instruments. There is also a catalog (specifications) of Mozzani's plucked, plectrum and bowed instruments; archives and inventories; acoustic tests, more. Printed on high quality paper will full color photos throughout. Includes a CD of rare gems: recordings of Luigi Mozzani from 1939, recordings by Carmen Lenza Mozzani (his grand-daughter) from 1960 and 1965, and some modern recordings of Mozzani compositions played on original Mozzani instruments. The blueprint is a fold-out, full-scale plan for a one-armed chitarra lyra that was Mozzani's own performing instrument. 366 pp.

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Book/CD/Blueprint pack. The updated biography of one of the most important figures in the history of the harp guitar. Much new information has been added (the book is 70 pages longer), most of the photographs are now in color and the instrument photos are larger and more detailed. The book itself is larger (9" x 13") as well, and the text is now in both Italian and English. Covers Mozzani's life via his life and works, the performer and composer, and his lute making activities. Luthier Lorenzo Frignani contributes greatly to the book, especially in the acquisition and archiving of the largest collection of surviving Mozzani instruments. There is also a catalog (specifications) of Mozzani's plucked, plectrum and bowed instruments; archives and inventories; acoustic tests, more. Printed on high quality paper will full color photos throughout. Includes a CD of rare gems: recordings of Luigi Mozzani from 1939, recordings by Carmen Lenza Mozzani (his grand-daughter) from 1960 and 1965, and some modern recordings of Mozzani compositions played on original Mozzani instruments. The blueprint is a fold-out, full-scale plan for a one-armed chitarra lyra that was Mozzani's own performing instrument. 366 pp.

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