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The sound of life's unspeakable beauty

Author: Martin Schleske; Donata Wenders; Janet Leigh Gesme
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A luthier reveals the secrets of his profession-and how each phase of handcrafting a violin can point us toward our calling, our true selves, and the overwhelming power and gentleness of God's love"--
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Named Person: Martin Schleske
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Schleske; Donata Wenders; Janet Leigh Gesme
ISBN: 9780802876140 0802876145
OCLC Number: 1111387653
Notes: "Originally published in German as Der Klang: v19047955om unerhörten Sinn des Lebens. 2010 Kösel-Verlag, a division of Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH, München, Germany" -- title page verso.
Translated from the German.
Description: xiv, 384 pages ; illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The singing tree --
The tree's wisdom --
The design --
Tone colors --
The arching and the wood's grain --
To be an instrument --
The closed sound --
Reworking the violin --
The sculpture (I) --
The charisma of the Stradivarius --
The secret of the varnish --
The inner fire --
The concert --
The sculpture (II) --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Klang.
Responsibility: Martin Schleske ; translated by Janet Gesme with photographs by Donata Wenders.

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"A luthier reveals the secrets of his profession-and how each phase of handcrafting a violin can point us toward our calling, our true selves, and the overwhelming power and gentleness of God's love"--

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