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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The first violinist of an orchestra; the leader.


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  • It is perhaps needless to state that correct phrasing in the case of the stringed instruments depends upon the employment of suitable bowing; and since the first violin part is most prominent and most important in orchestral music, it becomes the business of the conductor to observe most carefully the bowing of his concert-master and to confer with him about possible changes in bowing wherever necessary.

    Essentials in Conducting

  • It is as if a concert-master taught the same monotonous and sometimes discordant rhythm contemporaneously to the most diverse instruments and voices.

    The Montessori Method

  • Returning to Salzburg, Wolfgang was appointed concert-master, at first without compensation, but later was allowed a monthly stipend of twelve florins.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • And as such he has held his own ever since, at the age of twenty, he resigned his rank as concert-master of the Colonne orchestra, to dedicate his talents exclusively to the concert stage.

    Violin Mastery Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers

  • He succeeded Joachim at Weimar, but two years later became violin teacher at the Stern-Marx conservatory in Berlin, also concert-master of the royal orchestra and chamber virtuoso.

    Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday

  • Bernhard Listemann, now of Chicago, has done much toward forming musical taste in America, and was concert-master of the Boston Symphony Orchestra during the first few years of its existence.

    Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday

  • The Kneisel Quartet was organised in 1885, the year in which Mr. Franz Kneisel accepted the position of concert-master to the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

    Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday

  • Mr. Kneisel was called to Boston to fill the position of concert-master of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1885, and has held that place for fourteen years, during which time he has done much toward the cultivation of musical taste in America.

    Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday

  • For some time he was a member of the Bilse orchestra, and then went to Koenigsberg as concert-master, after which he held a similar position for three years at Mannheim, and then at Weimar, where he married the well-known singer, Theresa Zerbst.

    Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday

  • He then received the appointment of concert-master of the Hofburg Theatre Orchestra, after which he went to Berlin to fill the same position in Bilse's orchestra, following Halir,

    Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday


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