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These decorative motifs proceed on the fingerboard and peghead of the instrument. Johan Friedrich Böttger’s rediscovery of hard-paste porcelain in 1708 was the basis of a brand new luxury industry. Porcelain musical instruments posed monumental issues since during drying and firing there occurred substantial shrinkage.

Graduate programs prepare will prepare you for careers in academia and higher schooling, museums and galleries, arts leadership and other arts-related professions. Interestingly, this piece’s repeated motif appears to have a somewhat American Indian feel to it. As the album goes on, one begins to really feel that it is a sort of a suite, the most structured and attention-grabbing piece in it being titled, ironically, Experimental Station, though even here the opening melodic line is blown up by Lewis’ frantic playing. One reason why I single out Knuffke for praise is that he seems to “ground” the quintet tonally, particularly when Lewis goes out …