The Strad selects some highlights from the memoirs of violinist Charles Dancla (1817–1907), recently published in Paris
This work by the eminent French violinist was published not long since in Paris. It is a capital book, full of good reading for fiddlers, and contains many interesting reminiscences. It is not a straight-up and straight-down autobiography, but a real book, full of vigorous expressions of opinion by a man who believed in himself; and a book by a man who has great respect for the opinions of No.1 is certain to be interesting…
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