Source Guides

PATENTS

Developing the Violin

1822 – 2004

 

Year Title – Inventor. Company and or Location detail (Patent Number)

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ELECTRIC VIOLINS

 

1932: Musical Instrument – Victor A. Pfeil. Buffalo. New York USA (1861717)

1933: Musical Instrument of the Violin type – George Eisenberg. (1900489)

1935: Stringed Musical Instrument – Lloyd A. Loar. (2020842)

1936: Musical Instrument – Victor A. Pfeil. Orange. N.J. USA (2048515)

1938: Stringed Musical Instrument – George D. Beauchamp. (2130174)

1939: Musical Instrument – F.H. Kislingbury. (2171430)

1940: Stringed Musical Instrument – Hugo Benioff. La Canada, . California USA (2222057)

1941: Electrical Musical Instrument – Hugo Benioff. La Canada, . California USA (2239985)

1943: Stringed Musical Instrument – George D. Beauchamp. (2310199)

1948: Pick Up Unit for Instruments – C. Leo Fender. (2455575)

1951: Electric Musical Instrument – L.N.G. de Lazaro. (2539297)

1960: Electric Violin Body – C. Leo Fender. (189107)

1961: Electric Violin, and Electromagnetic Pickup Therefor – C. Leo Fender. (3003382)

1971: Electric Stringed Instrument – Robert C. Turner. (221477)

1972: Musical Instrument – Spencer Lee Larrison. Xinde Corp, . (3691285)

1983: Electric Violin – Richard B. Saidat. Fischer Industries, Inc., . (270255)

1983: Electric violin – Richard B. Saidat. Fischer Industries, Inc., . (271023)

1984: Electric Violin – Richard B. Saidat. Fischer Industries, Inc., . (272074)

1986: Magnetic pickup for stringed musical instrument – John A. Alm. (4765219)

1987: Electric Violin – Tucker Barrett. (288937)

1990: Electric violin – Anthony D. Stumpf. (309744)

1990: Electric violin body – Robert A. Ross. (312473)

1990: Stringed Electrical Musical Instrument With Independently suspended set-up Module – Robert M. Kunstadt. (4915009)

1990: Electric Violin – Alexander Markhov. (4919033)

1991: Fiddle Stick – Clifford E. Kennedy. (5027691)

1992: Electric Guitar/Violin – Robert Schlink. (5085115)

1993: Combined Violin, Shoulder pad and chin rest – Richard N. Steinberger. (338222)

1993: Electrical Stringed Musical Instrument – John C. Jordan. (5191159)

1993: Electric Violin with Multiple Registration Points – Robert D. Henderson. (5247132)

1996: Musical instrument having a stabilization apparatus – Mark W. Wood. (5528971)

1996: Stingray Violin – Anderson. (?)

1998: Electric Violin – William Welling. (393868)

1998: Electric Violin – Takashi Honda. Yamaha. (403013)

1998: Silent Violin – Toshiya Yamada. Yamaha. (10133654)

1999: Silent stringed instrument for producing electric sound from virtual sound source same as that of acoustic stringed instrument – Toshiya Yamada. Yamada. (5905222)

1999: A Silent Violin – Toshiya Yamada. Yamaha. (5945622)

1999: Electrical musical instrument – Kenneth G. Johnson. Skyinbow Ltd. (5990410)

2000: Acoustic musical instrument of the violin family with piezo-electric pickup – Richard N. Steinberger. (6018120)

2004: Stringed Musical Instrument Equipped with Pickup Embedded in Bridge and Bridge Used Therein – An electric acoustic violin. – Yojiro Takabayashi. Yamaha, . (255762)

2004: Bowed Stringed Musical Instrument for Generating Electric Tones Close to Acoustic Tones – Hiroshi Nakaya. Yamaha, . (6791023)

2004: Stringed musical instruments – Richard N. Steinberger. (6831218)

 

PICKUPS

 

1913: Microphones – John J. Comer. England (8049)

1913: Improvements in or relating to Sound Transmitting Apparatus – W.H. Derriman. England (15783)

1913: Improvements in or relating to Music Transmitting Apparatus – John J. Comer. England (26077)

1921: Violins, etc. – A.W. Harris. page 28. England (183207)

1922: Improvements in and relating to Musical Instruments – John Haywood Compton. The Organ Works. England (202756)

1923: Sound-magnifying attachments for stringed instruments – Telefunken Ges. for Drahtlose Telegraphie. page 63. England (218300)

1925: Sound magnifying attachments. – P.S. O’Donnell. UK (261154)

1926: Improvements in and relating to electrical devices for the detection of sound or small movements – John William Rickets. USA (258946)

1929: Improvements in and relating to Musical Instruments – J.H. Compton. page 75. England (334376)

1930: A reverberator for attaching to bridge. – O. Allford. UK (343353)

1930: Improvements in and relating to Stringed Musical Instruments – Stephen Franko. page253. England (354301)

1930: Violon Electromagnetique transmettant les sons aux haut-parleurs – Gabriel Dimitriu. (686683)

1932: Improvements in or relating to Electrical Musical Instruments – Oskar Vierling. (405278)

1933: Method and Apparatus for the Production of Music – Benjamin F. Miessner. (1915858)

1934: Electrical Pick-Up Apparatus – C.D. Kentner. (1978583)

1943: Transducer for Stringed Musical Instruments – Hugo Benioff. (2334744)

1944: Electrical sound magnifying attachments. – H.J. Dowkes. UK (607681)

1945: An electric pick-up device. – Amplifiers Ltd. UK (588178)

1945: An electrical arrangement – Standard Telephones & Cables Ltd. UK (593106)

1952: Individual Magnet Adjustable Pickup – De Armond. (2612072)

1956: Electrical Pickup for Musical Instrument – J.W. McBride. (2764052)

1959: Electrical Pickups for Musical Instruments – De Armond et al. (2909092)

1961: Magnetic Pick Ups – Dopera. (2978945)

1966: Piezoelectric musical pickup arrangement – F.C. Carman et al. (3291887)

1967: Musical Instrument Utilizing Piezoelectric Transducer – Lester M. Barcus. (3325580)

1973: Bridge type piezoelectric pickup for stringed instruments – J.H. Rickard. (3712951)

1976: Magnetic induction stringed instrument pickup – James H. Rickard. Ovation Instruments, Inc. (3962946)

1976: Pickup mounting for stringed instrument – James H. Rickard. Ovation Instruments, Inc. (3992972)

1981: Piezoelectric transducer for electrical string instruments and pickup means comprising the same – Shigeo Saito et al. NGK Spark Plug Co, Ltd. (4278000)

1981: Strain-gauge sound pickup for string instrument – Carl-Ernst Nourney. (4292875)

1982: Transducer for sensing string vibrational movement in two mutually perpendicular planes – Chobanian et al. (4348930)

1982: Musical Instrument Transducer – Lawrence R Fishman. (4356754)

1983: Pickup apparatus for an electric string type instrument – Kenkichi Kaneko et al. Kabushiki Kaisha Kawai Seisakusho. (4378721)

1985: String instrument pickup system – Lester M. Barcus. (4491051)

1985: Pickup device for stringed musical instrument – Masahiro Ikuma. Nippon Gakki Seizo Kabushiki Kaisha. (4501186)

1986: Compliant bridge transducer for rigid body string musical instruments – Martin R. Clevinger. (4567805)

1988: Musical Instrument Transducer – Lawrence R Fishman. (4785704)

1989: Biomorphic Piezoelectric Pick Up Device for Stringed Musical Instruments – Max V. Mathews. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford, Jr. University. (4860625)

1993: Elastic pickup saddle for stringed instruments – Richard E.D. McClish. (5218159)

1995: Piezo electric pickup with adjustable string output – Henry E. Juszkiewicz et al. Gibson Guitar Corp. (5455381)

1998: Musical Instrument Transducer – Lawrence R Fishman. (5817966)

2002: Measurement and Processing of Stringed Acoustic Instrument Signals – Ekhaus et al. (6448488)

2003: Pickup unit incorporated in stringed instrument for converting vibrations of string to electric signal in good fidelity – Yojiro Takabayashi. Yamaha. (6515214)

 

HORN VIOLINS

 

1854: Horn Violin – W.E. Newton. UK (186)

1854: Violin – Sewall Short. New London. Connecticut USA (10867)

1900: Improvements in Violins and other Stringed Instruments – John Matthais Augustus Stroh. UK (9418)

1904: Improvements in and relating to Musical Instruments. – Charles Algernon Parsons. Heaton Works.   UK (10469)

1904: Attachment for Violins – Stella E Griswold. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania USA (759879)

1906: Sound Producing Instrument – Charles Algernon Parsons. Heaton Works, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Northumberland England (816180)

1907: Improvements in Violins or other Stringed Instruments – P.R.J. Willis. UK (11544)

1907: Violin – Irvin A Northrop. Medina. Ohio USA (850393)

1908: Horn Violin? – L. Lumiere. UK (11015)

1908: Violin – Peter A Amundsen. Toland, Dodge. Wisconsin USA (896790)

1908: Stringed Musical Instrument – Charles Benton Gillespie. Buford, Williams. North Dakota USA (906407)

1908: Stringed Musical Instrument – Samuel W Buercklin. Prague, Lincoln. Oklahoma USA (907679)

1913: Improvements relating to Violins and like Stringed Instruments – J&G McMillan. 29 Hille Street, Springburn. Glasgow UK (12898)

1918: Violin – Walter F Young. Merrill, Lincoln. Wisconsin USA (1289590)

1922: Musical Instrument – John Kalaf Jr. Meta, Missouri. USA (1417174)

1922: Stringed Musical Instrument – Frank J Kummeth. Heron Lake, Minnesota. USA (1429954)

1922: Stringed Musical Instrument – Loren C Bond. Washington USA (1431773)

1923: Diaphragm Violin – John Kalaf Jr. Meta, Missouri. USA (1455916)

1926: Stringed Musical Instrument – Earl Pagett. Peru, Kansas. USA (1600061)

1927: Musical Instruments – Benjamin Askelson. Mazenod, Saskatchewan. USA (1643044)

1928: Horn-Resonator Violin – Glenn D Bothwell. Springport, Michigan. USA (1665402)

1928: Musical Instrument – Johan Emil Hillenbrandt. West Brighton. New York USA (1693924)

1931: Horn Attachment for String Musical Instruments – Jose Ma Pena. Tampico.   Mexico (1814767)

1931: Violin – Toy Thrasher. Golden. Mississippi USA (1819928)

1949: Musical Instrument – Harry Lewis. Gainesville. Texas USA (2485498)

 

VIOLINS/DEVICES

 

1822: Violin holder – Louis Spohr. Germany (?)

1832: Violin holder – Dr J Steward.Messer’s Wither, 31 Coventry Street, London UK (?)

1853: Violin – Cornelius Cooper. New York USA (10203)

1857: Amplified Violin – N.G.I. De Laphaleque. UK (2373)

1862: Violin – G. Henry Hulskamp. Troy, Rensselaer. New York USA (36713)

1867: Violin – G. Henry Hulskamp. New York USA (66347)

1869: Chin-Rest for Violins – A W White & Watson. Massachusetts USA (96174)

1869: Device for Violin-Practice – Stephen Upson. New York USA (88423)

1869: Violin – Jacob Lenhard. New York USA (91029)

1870: Violin holder – I H Avery. USA (104405)

1871: Amplified Violin – A.V. Newton. UK (1002)

1877: Echolin. – M.H. Collins. UK (2118)

1877: Improvements in Violins for Practice – Charles F. Albert., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA (189677)

1878: Facilitates silent practice – R.J. Rae. UK (4042)

1879: Chin rests – S. (Ole) Pitts (Bull). UK (1604)

1879: Consists in bending the covers – H.J. Haddan. UK (140)

1879: Practice Violin – C. Knight. UK (3545)

1880: Tuning peg. – W.R. Lake. UK (2104)

1881: To avoid strain – W.R. Lake. UK (2852)

1882: Violin – Nicholas B Dennys., Singapore, Straits Settlements (252744)

1883: With a view to improving the tone – C. Powers. UK (16213)

1884: Amplified Violin – F. Hudson. UK (7415)

1884: Chin holder – F. Upton. UK (375)

1884: Chin holder. – F. Upton. UK (13369)

1884: Chin-rests. – L. Lowenthal. UK (9183)

1884: Support device – R.H. Gould. UK (6516)

1885: To allow greater grip by the chin – J.V. Bendall. UK (4256)

1885: Violin stand – R. Steadman. UK (3612)

1887: Diminished-Tone Violin – Charles F. Chew., Bridgeport, Connecticut USA (358542)

1888: Chin rest – A.W. Mills. UK (18654)

1888: Soundposts – D. Kelly. UK (13277)

1888: Support device – W.W. Smeeton. UK (1190)

1889: An arch which spans the top of the chest. – H.H. Lake. UK (2046)

1889: To leave room for the performer’s arm. – L.V Barnard. UK (14983)

1891: Made of… layers of twill etc. – W. & J.H. Brown. UK (11137)

1891: Support device – J. Kesett. UK (5939)

1891: The bodies… made of vulcanite or ebonite. – F. Love. UK (11088)

1893: Adjustable Bridge for Stringed Musical Instrument – G. Wooster. USA (490528)

1893: Chin & chest rest – J. Paterson. UK (19590)

1893: Chin & chest rest. – J. Ives. UK (20358)

1893: Rests or holders. – G. Narberti. UK (2726)

1895: Chin rest. – J.F. Strong. UK (12062)

1895: Support device – Hill & Sons. UK (10635)

1895: Support device – G. McMichael. UK (15984)

1896: Chin & chest rest – R. Standring. UK (18939)

1896: Parts made from celluloid for amplification. – E. Edwards. UK (3562)

1897: Violin – Samuel .B. Sexton. USA (215023)

1904: Violin – Benjamin Battram. USA (759850)

1907: Tail piece made of gut – D. McMillan. UK (27340)

1907: Violin – Mathew A. Ehlenz. USA (858587)

1909: Shoulder pads. – G. Beisheim. UK (6383)

1910: Stringed instruments, bows for… – E.J. Richelman. USA (1588)

1913: Stringed instruments made of metal. – H. Wachwitz. USA (1122)

1917: Chin rests. – A.G. Pinfold. UK (108283)

1918: Violinist’s Practice Device – Karl A Becker., Los Angeles, California USA (1275202)

1923: Design for a violin – Henry A.S. Stahl. USA (63379)

1923: Violin – Kozelek. USA (62107)

1924: Practice cello (bungscello) – Adele Clement. Paris France (399869)

1926: Improvements to violins and other similar musical instruments – Edmond Galliot., 30 rue de la Clef, Paris France (338175)

1927: Violins etc. chin-rests and supports for. – J. Bohmann. UK (295753)

1928: Violins etc. mutes for. – M. Sarrablo Y Clavero. UK (303897)

1929: Violins etc. with hinged necks etc. – G.M. Butt. UK (335042)

1932: Practice Violin – Bergh. Gamble Hinged Music Company, . (1841398)

1932: Violin – P. Kmetko. (87721)

1936: Violin or Similar Article – A.F. Randall et al. (102065)

1944: Violin or Similar Article – Miller. (139861)

1946: Violin – L.G. Klages. (146148)

1949: Violin – Evers. (155881)

1949: Violin or Similar Article – C.A. Hountasis. (155610)

1952: Tuning pegs? – Kluson. (2585661)

1957: To facilitate silent practice – L. Wareham. UK (803277)

1974: Violin in the form of a baseball bat – Harold Freeman. (3853032)

1984: Stringed Musical Instrument – Richard Armin. (272543)

1986: Stringed Musical Instrument – Richard Armin. (4607559)

 

OTHER/RELATED PATENTS

 

1832: Revolving Horse Rake – Hiram Hunt. Bridgewater. New York USA (104)

1837: Washing Machine – William Hovey. Worcester. Massachussets USA (117)

1884: Cithern – F.F. Wichard. USA (294832)

1892: Musical Instrument – Lyon. USA (466501)

1898: mandolin design – Orville H. Gibson. (?)

1901: Electric telegraphs – Daniel Higham. UK (13739)

1902: Improvements in Wireless Signaling – Reginald Aubrey Fessenden. Manteo. North Carolina USA (17705)

1903: Sound-magnifying appliances – Charles Algernon Parsons. UK (10468)

1905: Sound-magnifying appliances – G.C. Marks. Highamophone Co.. UK (905)

1905: Sound magnifying appliances – Charles Algenon Parsons. UK (8407)

1906: Sound magnifying device – C.A. & H.L. Parsons. UK (21574)

1907: Sound magnifying appliances. Used in submarine sound signalling – L.L. Blake. UK (3360)

1908: Improvements in Signalling by Electro-magnetic Waves – Reginald Aubrey Fessenden. 1787 Riggs Place. Washington DC USA (4709)

1910: Sound magnifying appliances – L. Lumiere. UK (2985)

1910: Sound magnifying appliances – L. Lumiere. UK (3482)

1910: Improvements in Telephone Transmitters and Relays – Reginald Aubrey Fessenden. Brant Bock. Massachusetts USA (11602)

1912: Amplification – H.O. Buffet. USA (3015)

1913: Phonographs – ?. (2160)

1915: Improvements in Automatic Organs – John Haywood Compton. (21068)

1920: Improvements in or relating to� – Knud/Frederik Alfred Rahbek/Johnsen. Copenhagen Denmark (144761)

1928: Electrically vibrated instruments – M.L.E. Martenot. UK (308988)

1929: tri-cone resonator – John Dopyera?. USA (1741453)

1930: Pick For Stringed Musical Instruments – George D. Beauchamp. (1787136)

1931: Stringed Musical Instrument – George D. Beauchamp. (1808756)

1932: Electrical Musical Instruments – Oskar Vierling. (408998)

1932: Electrical Musical Instruments – Oskar Vierling. (414352)

1933: Electricity Controlled Musical Instrument – Oskar Vierling. (1933299)

1934: Electrical Musical Instrument – Oskar Vierling. (409684)

1935: Instruments with electrical amplification – A.J. Faure. UK (462371)

1935: Apparatus for the Production of Music – Benjamin F. Miessner. USA (2001391)

1936: Electricity Controlled Musical Instrument – Oskar Vierling. (2027073)

1937: Electrical Stringed Musical Instrument – George D. Beauchamp. (2089171)

1939: Stringed Musical Instrument – George D. Beauchamp. (2152783)

1942: Electric Guitar – Kislingbury. (2288463)

1944: Stringed Musical Instrument – J.W. McBride. UK (603153)

1962: Electro-Piano – Hugo Benioff. (3049958)

1963: Conversion of Mechanical Vibrations into Electrical Oscillations – C.R. Evans. (3073203)

1964: Measuring telephone line attenuation – Oskar Vierling. (1088170)

1965: Tone Generating Means for Electrical Musical Instruments – Benjamin F. Miessner. (3183296)

1965: Musical Device – Richard E. Williams et al. Scope Inc. (3185755)

1966: Measuring fluid-flow electrically – Oskar Vierling. (1097939)

1969: Piezo Guitar Bridge Pickup – R.C. Scherer. (3453920)

1978: Electric Guitar – Yojiro Takabayashi. Nippon Gakki Seizo Kabushiki Kaisha. (4103583)

1980: Simulated violoncello – Robert S. Hoexeter. (4235143)

1981: Stringed Musical Instrument – Henk van Zalinge. (4242938)

1981: Selector switch – Hartley D. Peavey. (4305320)

1981: Electronic musical instrument – Frank Eventoff et al. (4306480)

1982: Plastic musical instrument body having structural insert – White H. Morrison et al. (4334452)

1984: Demountable stringed musical instrument – Ernest Nussbaum. (272747)

1984: Stringed instrument for attachment to an electronic transducer – Robert S Grawi. (4481856)

1987: Electromagnetic Pickup for Stringed Musical Instruments – C. Leo Fender. (4686881)

1988: Electronic musical instrument with elastomeric strings and shielded bimorphic transducers – Alun D. Ashworth-Jones. Le Nevek, Greenwich Hill, Perranwell Station. Truro, Cornwall England (4750397)

1991: Method and apparatus for teaching the production of tone in the bowing of a stringed instrument – Tracy Ho. (5038662)

1992: Suspension bridge pickup for guitar – Laurence C. Schmued. (5078041)

1996: Electronic musical re-performance and editing system – Thomas G Zimmerman. (5488196)

1996: Stringed Musical Instrument – Richard N. Steinberger. (5537906)

2000: Electric cello – Sunao Okamura. Yamaha. (419587)

2001: Electric Musical Instrument – Kazuo Murakami. Yamaha. (6288320)

2002: Polyphonic guitar pickup for sensing string vibrations in two mutually perpendicular planes – Osman K. Isvan. Gibson Guitar Corp. (6392137)

2003: Electric stringed musical instrument having detachable frame – Shinya Tamura. Yamaha. (6664461)

Recordings

Moving to Electric Violin and Electric Players

1924 to 2006

 

NB: This list is incomplete, revisions made as and when possible.

Please feel free to send in your contributions and corrections – thank you.

 

YEAR: Name – Group/Title and further info (source / code)

1920s

 

1924: Clifford Hayes – Clifford Hayes & The Louisville Jug Bands, Vol.1. (RST / ?)

1926: Clifford Hayes – Clifford Hayes & The Louisville Jug Bands, Vol.2. (RST / ?)

1926: Joe Venuti – Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang. Album “Wild Cats”. Compilation of recordings made between 1926 and 1933, re-issued 2001 (ASV Ltd / CDAJA5386)

1926: Paul Whiteman – Paul Whiteman & His Dance Band. Album “Paul Whiteman & His Dance Band – volume 1″. Born in Denver, Colorado on 28th March, 1890, PW was brought up along classical lines. At sixteen, he played first viola and violin in the Denver Symphony Orchestra. (Naxos Nostalgia / 8.120511)

1927: Clifford Hayes – Clifford Hayes & The Louisville Jug Bands, Vol.3. (RST / ?)

1928: Bert Ambrose – Ambrose and his Orchestra. Double album compiled from EMI archives by CR Ellis. The story of Bert Ambrose is the story of one of the finest orchestras of all time in the history of British and American dance music. – Brain Rust (World Records – Retrospect Series / SHB.211/212)

1929: Clifford Hayes – Clifford Hayes & The Louisville Jug Bands, Vol.4. (RST / ?)

 

1930s

 

1931: Bert Ambrose – Ambrose and his Orchestra. Detailed sleeve notes, Ambrose in historical context. (World Records – Retrospect Series / SH419)

1934: Bert Ambrose – Glamour of the Thirties. (Pearl Flapper / ?)

1934: Bert Ambrose – The Continental. (Vocalion / ?)

1934: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli & Friends. (Regis Records Ltd. / FRC6110)

1935: Hugo Rignold – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1935: Laurie Bookin – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1935: Stephane Grappelli – 1935-1940. (Classics Records / ?)

1935: Svend Asmussen – Musical Miracle,Vol1: 1935-1940. (Phontastic / ?)

1937: Bert Ambrose – Ambrose. (ASV/Living Era / ?)

1937: Emilio Caceres – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1937: Emilio Caceres – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1944. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

1937: Eric Siday – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1937: Marshall Sosson – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1944. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

1937: Michel Warlop – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1937: Reg Leopold – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

 

1940s

 

1940: Paul Nero – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1947. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

1941: Stephane Grappelli – 1941-1943. (Classics Records / ?)

1941: Svend Asmussen – Phenomenal Fiddler, Vol2: 1941-1950. (Phontastic / ?)

1942: Helmut Zacharias – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1944. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

1943: Stuff Smith – The Stuff Smith Trio. Recorded for World Broadcasting System Inc under the supervision of Milt Gabler With Jimmy Jones on piano and John Levy on bass Album originally mono. Sleeve includes quotes from “The World of Swing” by Stanley Dance (Scribners) (Circle Records / CLP-132)

 

1950s

 

1952: Joe Venuti – The Mad Fiddler From Phillie. Album of airchecks from Bing Crosby radio shows with John Scott Trotter Orchestra. Bing Crosby and Joe went back to the late ’20s when they romped their way to the big time with the greatest of all Paul Whiteman bands – Joh McDonough May, 1979 (Shoestring Records / SS-111)

1954: Stephane Grappelli – Improvisations. (Universal Music S.A.S France / 9809864.LC00699)

1957: Stephane Grappelli – Violins No End. (Pablo/OJC / ?)

1957: Stuff Smith – Purple Sounds. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1957: Stuff Smith – Stuff Smith. Simpy self titled album Recorded under the personal supervision of Norman Granz With Oscar Peterson on piano, Barney Kessel on guitar, Ray Brown on bass and Alvin Stoller on drums. Sleeve includes great picture of Smith’s violin with metal pickup in front of chinrest and tradtional mute on bridge. (Columbia / 33CX10093(“Cleff”Series))

1959: Stuff Smith – Cat on a Hot Fiddle. (Verve / MGVS-6097)

 

1960s

 

1960: Stephane Grappelli – Parisian Thoroughfare. Re-issue, 1997. (Delta Music Inc / 17125)

1962: Stephane Grappelli – Feeling+Finesse=Jazz. (Atlantic / ?)

1963: Dave Swarbrick – Ian Campbell Folk Group. Albums Eps and singles (1963-1972). Scarce, attracting much interest from folk collectors (Transatlantic / ?)

1964: Jean-Luc Ponty – Jazz Long Playing. Reissue of Philips LP (Cat.No. 77 810). Listed as playing violin. (Gitanes Jazz Productions / 548150-2)

1964: Jean-Luc Ponty – Les Grands Violonistes de Jazz – disc1. Double LP, shared with Stephane Grappelli, from 1970. (Philips / Philips6612039)

1964: Pete Stampfel – The Holy Modal Rounders. Albums from 1964 – 1981.. (? / ?)

1964: Tony Conrad – Four Violins (1964). Extensive sleeve notes. (Table of the Elements / Chlorine17)

1965: Pete Stampfel – The Fugs. Albums “First Album”, “The Fugs” and “Virgin Fugs”. Stampfel listed as playing fiddle (? / ?)

1965: Stephane Grappelli – Two of a Kind. (Storyville Records / ?)

1965: Stuff Smith – Live at the Montmartre. Album liner notes by Anthony Barnett. (Storyville Records / SLP4142)

1965: Stuff Smith – The Stuff Smith Quartet. Album “Swingin’ Stuff – The Stuff Smith Quartet” With Kenny Drew on piano, Niels Henning Orsted on bass and Alex Riel on drums. Short sleeve notes by Timme Rosenkrantz and quoting Smith (Polydor / 236509PolydorSpecial)

1965: Svend Asmussen – Two of a Kind. (Storyville Records / ?)

1965: Tony Conrad – Inside the Dream Syndicate Volume 1: Day of Niagara. Featuring John Cale on electric viola. Listed as playing violin. (Table of the Elements / TOECD74)

1966: Clive Palmer – Temple Creatures. Pre-Incredible String Band. ( / ?)

1966: Jim Lea – Slade. Albums? (Fontana and Polydor / ?)

1966: Michel Sampson – Albert Ayler Quintet at Slug’s Saloon. Free Jazz. (Base Records / LP3031)

1966: Smith Grappelly Ponty Asmussen – Violin Summit. Album from Jazz Masters (Vol3)With Kenny Drew on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pederson on bass and Alex Riehl on drums. Sleeve notes by Joachim E. Berendt (Polydor / 545103PolydorSpecial-MPS)

1966: Svend Asmussen – Timme’s Blues. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1967: ? McKenzie – The Incredible String band. Albums. Psychedelic folk music? made an enormous impact among London’d underground in 1967 (Elektra / ?)

1967: Adam Skeaping – The Young Tradition. Album “So Cheerfully Round”. (Transatlantic / TRA155)

1967: Dave Swarbrick – Swarb Takes a Bow. Album. (Transatlantic / TRA337)

1967: Dave Swarbrick – The Young Tradition. Album “So Cheerfully Round”. (Transatlantic / TRA155)

1967: David Perry Lindley – Kaleidoscope. Album “Side Trips”. Lindley listed as playing fiddle (CBS / ED284)

1967: Douglas Mark – The Sunshine Company. Mark listed as playing violin. (? / ?)

1967: Jean-Luc Ponty – Sunday Walk. Album from Jazz Masters series (Vol.12). With Wolfgang Dauner on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted-Pederson on bass and Daniel Humair on drums. Sleeve notes by Joachim E. Berendt (Polydor / 545112PolydorSpecial-MPS)

1967: Jean-Luc Ponty – You’ve Changed. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1967: John Weider – Eric Burdon and the Animals. Albums and singles. (? / ?)

1967: Rod Skeaping – The Young Tradition. Album “So Cheerfully Round”. (Transatlantic / TRA155)

1967: Spencer Perskin – Shiva’s Headband. Albums and Singles Formed by Perskin, a classically trained violinist, they have proved one of Texas’s most durable outfits. (? / ?)

1967: Stuff Smith – One O’Clock Jump. Album from Jazz Masters (Vol.14). With Otoo Weiss on piano, Peter Witte on bass, Charly Antolini on drums and featuring Heribert Thusek on tenor. Sleeve notes by Albert McCarthy (Polydor / 545114PolydorSpecialMPS)

1968: Dave Arbus – East of Eden. Four albums and top ten hit 45 “Jig a Jig”. Scarce. (Deram and Harvest / ?)

1968: David La Flamme – It’s a Beautiful Day. Albums (1968-72)and Singles. This group’s music was dominated by the excellent violin playing of classically-tutored La Flamme, who also produced their records.” (Columbia / ?)

1968: Dennis Muchmore – The Velvet Frogs. A few acetates. Later formed “The Method” in the late 1970s (Oak / ?)

1968: Fred Frith – Henry Cow. Album “The legend”. Also two albums with Slapp Happy. totally uncommercial (Virgin / V2005)

1968: Fred Frith – Henry Cow. Album “Unrest”. (Virgin / V2011)

1968: Gordon Marron – The United States of America. Reissue of CBS/Sony? Album on Cd, by Demon Records Ltd 1997. (CBS Inc. ? Sony Music (UK)/ EDCD541)

1968: Helmut Zacharias – Helmut Zacharias and his Orchestra. Album “Light My Fire”. Compilation of recordings made in 1968, 69 & 71. Helmut Zacharius has established a glowing international reputation as a violinist in popular music comparable to that attained by his fellow fiddler, Stephane Grappelli, in the jazz world, an area where Helmut is also at home – Nigel Hunter (Music for Pleasure Ltd / SPR90058)

1968: Helmut Zacharias – Helmut Zacharias and his Orchestra. Album “Tokyo Melody”. Compilation of recordings made in 1968, 69 & 71. Born in Berlin in 1920, became the youngest student at the State High School of Music in Berlin. His first (jazz)record was made in 1941. To date worldwide sales of his recordings total in excess of twelve million. (Music for Pleasure Ltd / SPR90038)

1968: John Sanderson – Woody Kern. Album “The Awful Disclosures on Maria Monk”. (PYE / NSPL18273)

1968: Ric Grech – Family. Album “Family Entertainment”. (Reprise Records / R(S)LP6340)

1968: Ric Grech – Family. Album “Music in a Doll’s House”. (Reprise Records / R(S)LP6312)

1968: Richard Greene – The Blues Project. Album “Planned Obsolescence”. (Verve / FTS3046)

1969: Bindy Bourquin – Principal Edwards magic Theatre. Album “Round One” & 45s. (Deram / SML1108)

1969: Bindy Bourquin – Principal Edwards magic Theatre. Album “Soundtrack”. Formed in Exeter University late ’60s. Innovative and imaginative, strong folk influence (Dandelion / S63752)

1969: Bindy Bourquin – Principal Edwards magic Theatre. Album “The Asomoto Running Band”. (Dandelion? / DAN8002)

1969: Dave Broughton – The Druids. Album “Burnt Offering”. Folk band. (Argo / ZFB2)

1969: Dave Broughton – The Druids. Album “Pastime with Good Company”. (Argo / ZFB39)

1969: Dave Swarbrick – Fairport Convention. Albums. (Island Records / ?)

1969: Don ‘Sugarcane’ Harris – Frank Zappa. Album “Hot Rats”. Appears on two tracks, “Willie the pimp” & “The Gumbo Variations” (Frank Zappa Music Inc., subsidiary of Third Story Music, BMI / RSLP6356STEREO)

1969: Freddie Ballerini – Hapshash and the Coloured Coat. (The Western Flier / ?)

1969: Jean-Luc Ponty – Frank Zappa. (Frank Zappa Music Inc., asubsidiary of Third Story Music inc., BMI / RSLP6356STEREO)

1969: Jean-Luc Ponty – Live in Los Angeles. (Sunset Records / SLS50232)

1969: Jerry Goodman – The Flock. “an exciting new direction in contemporary music: a subtle fusion of sounds drawn from the bedrock of blues, jazz, gospel, rock, country and many other sources” (John Mayall). (CBS / CBS63733)

1969: Leslie Cook – Synthanesia. Album “Synthanesia”. The music is very gentle…   (RCA Victor / SF8058)

1969: Raja Ram – Quintessence. Albums (1969-1972). (Island Records & RCA / ?)

1969: Richard Coff – Third Ear band. Album “Alchemy”. This progressive rock band from Canterbury started out as a psychedelic act in 1967. Much of the material was improvised and hypnotic” (Harvest / SHVL756)

1969: Richard Coff – Third Ear band. Album “Elements”. (Harvest / SHVL773)

1969: Simon House – High Tide. Album “High Tide”. (Liberty / LBS83294)

1969: Simon House – High Tide. Album “Sea Shanties”. (Liberty / LBS83264)

1969: Stephane Grappelli – I Remember Django. (Black Lion / ?)

1969: Stephane Grappelli – Le Toit de Paris. (RCA International / INTS1017)

1969: Stephane Grappelli – Limehouse Blues. (Black Lion / ?)

1969: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli Meets Barney Kessel. (1201 Music / ?)

1969: Stephane Grappelli – Veupelli blues. (Charly / ?)

 

1970s

 

1970: Carolanne Pegg – Mr. Fox. Album “Mr. Fox”. (Transatlantic / TRA226)

1970: Carolanne Pegg – Mr. Fox. Album “The Gypsy” on Transatlantic. (Transatlantic / TRA236)

1970: Darryl Way – Curved Air. (Warner Bros. / 7599-26433-2)

1970: David Toop – Simon Finn. Album “Pass the Future on Mushroom.”?. “nightmare folk, which knows no appeasement” (? / 100MR2)

1970: John Weider – Family. Albums on Reprise. (? / ?)

1970: Johnny van Derek – Elton John. Album “Tumbleweed Connection”. Listed as playing violin (Dick James Music Ltd. / DJLPS410STEREO(HansaRecords80988IT))

1970: Martin Jenkins – Dando Shaft. Four Albums and a single. Jenkins listed as playing violin? “intricate patterns” (RCA / ?)

1970: Robin McKenzie? – The Incredible String band. Album “I Looked Up”. Listed as playing violins & vocal (Elektra / 2469002)

1970: Stephane Grappelli – 1971. Grappelli appearing courtesy of RCA Victor. Born in Paris in January, 1908, he became one of the prime movers in the development of the small group jazz of the Swing Age through his partnership with the guitarist Django Reinhardt and his membership of the quintet of the Hot Club of France. (PYE / NSPL18360Stereo)

1970: Stephane Grappelli – Les Grands Violonistes de Jazz – disc2. Double LP, shared with Jean-Luc Ponty from 1964. (Philips / Philips6612039)

1970: Stephane Grappelly – I Hear Music. Signed album on back, note spelling of surname with “y”. Track “Dear Ben” with Grappelly on piano & violin (RCA Victor / SF8184(730107))

1971: Andy Roberts – Everyone. (Everyone / B&CCAS1028)

1971: Chuck Flemming – Trees. Later joined J.S.D. Band. (? / ?)

1971: Colin Pearson – Comus. “One of the very few British folk LPs that creates a totally new, dangerous and utterly unique atmosphere”. Albums and a single. (? / ?)

1971: Don ‘Sugarcane’ Harris – Fiddler on the Rock. “Harris is a true original. He plays amplified violin in a variety of styles that covers everyone from Stuff Smith to Jean-Luc Ponty. He sings, in a rough voice sometimes suggesting James Brown?” (Joachim Berendt). (MPS / BMPS19-208788)

1971: Eric Weissberg – Melanie. (Buddah Records / BuddahDeluxe2322001)

1971: George Block – String Cheese. Album “String Cheese””. Contributed much to this album (Charisma / WNS1001)

1971: George Hart – Secondhand. Album “Death May be Your Santa Claus” on Mushroom Records (200 MR 6). (? / ?)

1971: Gerry Fields – Gong. Albums “Freeform albums”. (Philips, BYG Actueal and Virgin / ?)

1971: Janet Rogers – Fuchsia. Album “Fuchsia”. “Obscure progressive folk album? supplemented by lush violin and cello backing”. (Pegasus / PEG8)

1971: Jean-Luc Ponty – Open Strings. (MPS   / 68.088)

1971: Jerry Goodman – Mahavishnu Orchestra. Album “The Inner Mounting Flame”. Listed and photographed playing violin (Chinmoy Music Inc. / KC31067)

1971: Joe Venuti – After You’ve Gone. (Verve / 840038-1)

1971: Joe Venuti – On The Fiddle. This is identical to the album called Violinology. (Lemmel Music / SRP7702stereo)

1971: Joe Venuti – Violinology. (RCA Victor / 740.110stereo)

1971: Julian Cusack – Spirogyra. (Old Boot Wine / ?)

1971: Julian Cusack – Spirogyra. (St. Radigund’s / ?)

1971: Julian Cusack – Spirogyra. Imaginative arrangements. (Bells, Boots & Shambles / ?)

1971: Leo O’Kelly – Tir Na Nog. Three albums. O’Kelly listed as playing violin (Chrysalis / ?)

1971: Mick Burgoyne – Fresh Maggots. Album “Fresh Maggots” and a single. Very rare. (RCA / SF8205)

1971: Papa John Creach – Burgers. Album “Hot Tuna”. (Afterthought Productions Corp. / FTR1004(AARS8762))

1971: Papa John Creach – Jefferson Airplane. Albums (?)”Bark” and “?”. (? / ?)

1971: Papa John Creach – Jefferson Starship. Album “Dragon Fly”. Released 1974 (Afterthought Productions Corp. / BFL1-0717)

1971: Pete Solley – Paladin. Album “Charge”. Solley listed as playing violin (Bronze / ILPS9190)

1971: Pete Solley – Paladin. Album “Paladin”. Solley listed as playing violin (Bronze / ILPS9150)

1971: Peter Knight – Steeleye Span. Album “Below the Salt”. (Chrysalis Records Ltd / CHR1008)

1971: Peter Knight – Steeleye Span. Album “Please to See the King”. (Mooncrest Records / CREST8)

1971: Ray Nance – Some of these days. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1971: Richard Greene – Seatrain. Album “Seatrain”. (Capitol / EA-ST659)

1971: Richard Greene – Seatrain. Album “The Marblehead Messenger” Album dominated by Greene’s excellent violin playing Recording produced by George Martin. (EMI Records Ltd / EA-ST829)

1971: Stephane Grappelli – Afternoon in Paris. (MPS/BASF Records / BAP5001(20876))

1971: Stephane Grappelli – Manoir de mes Reves. (Verve / 840038-1)

1971: Stephane Grappelli – Recorded Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall London. (PYE / ?)

1971: Vanessa Hall Smith – Fuchsia. Album “Fuchsia”. Obscure progressive folk album? supplemented by lush violin and cello backing (Pegasus / PEG8)

1972: Art Fayer – Touchstone. Album “Tarot”. (United Artists / 5563)

1972: Claude Williams – The man From Muskogee. Album by Jay McShann. (Sackville Recordings / stereo3005)

1972: Graeme Smith – String Driven Thing. Album “String Driven Thing”. (The Famous Charisma Label / CAS1062)

1972: Jean-Luc Ponty – Elton John. Album “Honky Chateau”. Appears on two tracks ” Mellow” & “Amy”, listed playing electric violin. (Dick James Music Ltd. / STEREO86210IT)

1972: Jim Byers – Touchstone. Album “Tarot”. (United Artists / 5563)

1972: Jim Cockney – Providence. Album “Ever Since the Dawn” & one single. An obscure band, recorded on The Moody Blues’ label. (Threshold / THS9)

1972: Jim Lochart – Horslips. Albums Celtic rock genre. (Oats / ?)

1972: John Cordes – Sub-Zero Band. Very rare album “Sub-Zero band” and a single. Cordes listed playing fiddle and violin. (Lavender / 2017)

1972: John Mayer – Cosmic Eye. Album “Dream Sequence”. The album has its moments? Some of it could pass for New Age music (Regal Zonophone / SLRZ1030)

1972: John Weider – Ro Ro. (? / SRZA8510)

1972: Johnny Weider – Home. (? / 64365)

1972: Lenny Federer – Guns and Butter. Album “Guns and Butter”. (Cotillion / SD9901)

1972: Lindsay Scott – J.S.D. Band. Album “JSD Band”. (Cube Records / Hifly11)

1972: Malcolm Barret – Brewer’s Droop. Album “Opening Time” and single “Sweet Thing”. Pub-rock outfit. (RCA / RCASF8301)

1972: Martin Jenkins – Hedgehog Pie. Four Albums “His Round”, “Hedgehog Pie”, “Green lady”, “Wonderful World of Lampton” and a single. Recorded throughout 70s (Rubber Records / ?)

1972: Mick Draper – Gas Works. Album “Gas Works”and two 45s. Live LP (Regal Zonophone / SRLZ1036)

1972: Papa John Creach – Filthy. (Grunt Records / 38445)

1972: Pat Collins – Mushroom. Album “Early One Morning”. Blend of progressive and Irish folk music – very rare and expensive to obtain, two 45s. (Hawk / HALPX116)

1972: Peter Orgil – Asgard. Album “In the Realm of Asgard” and 2 singles. (Threshold / THS6)

1972: Phil ‘Snakefinger’ Lithman – Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers. Lithman listed as playing fiddle. Albums and a single. (? / ?)

1972: Simon House – Third Ear Band. Album “Music From Macbeth”. For Roman Polanski’s film (Harvest Records / SHSP4019)

1972: Stephane Grappelli – Gary Burton & Stephane Grappelli. Album “Paris Encounter”. (Atlantic / Ca.No.K40378)

1972: Stephane Grappelli – Homage to Django. (Classic Jazz (Records)/ ?)

1972: Stephane Grappelli – Jalousie: Music of the 30s. (Angel / ?)

1972: Stephane Grappelli – Satin Doll. (Vanguard Recordings / ?)

1972: Tony Conrad – Tony Conrad and Faust. Album “Outside the Dream Syndicate”. (Caroline / C1501)

1973: Carolanne Pegg – Carolanne Pegg. Self-titled album. Reissue of album (originally on Transatlantic, TRA 266)on Cd, 1999. Sleeve notes by Carolanne Pegg (Castle Copyrights Ltd / PIERCD503)

1973: Charles O’Conner – Horslips. Albums Celtic rock genre. (Oats / ?)

1973: Chuck Flemming – J.S.D. Band. Album “Country of the Blind”. (Regal Zonophone / SLRZ1018)

1973: Chuck Flemming – J.S.D. Band. Album “Travelling Days”. Centred around Fleming’s fiddle playing (Cube / Hifly14)

1973: Darryl Way – Canis Lupus. Album with “Darryl Way’s Wolf”. (Deram Records / SDL14)

1973: Dave Arbis – Roger Daltry. Features on song “The Way of the World”. (Polydor / 2406-107)

1973: David Cross – King Crimson. Album “Lark’s Tongues in Aspic”. “The Definitive Edition”, re-mastered by Robert Fripp & Tony Arnold 1989. DC listed as playing violin, viola & mellotron (EG Records Ltd / EGLP7)

1973: Derrik Hoitsma – Biscuit Davis. Album “Playing on the Moon” . Hoitsma listed as playing violin (Flying Dutchman-Amsterdam / AM12014)

1973: Don “Sugarcane” Harris – Carlsbad. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1973: Don ‘Sugarcane’ Harris – Got the Blues. (MPS/BASF Records / stereoMB21283)

1973: Eddie Jobson – Curved Air. Album “Air Cut”. (Warner Bros. / K46224)

1973: Eddie Jobson – Roxy Music. Album “Stranded”. (EG Records Ltd / PolydorDeluxe2302050)

1973: Eddie Jobson – Roxy Music. Album “Viva! – The Live Roxy Music album”. Listed as playing strings, sythesizer & keyboards (Island Records / ILPS9400)

1973: Geoff Richardson – Caravan. Richardson listed playing violin/electric viola?. Albums on various labels.   (? / ?)

1973: Giuseppe Venuti – The Daddy of the Violin. Four String Joe as they called him in the twenties – a founder of the jazz school of this particular miscellaneous instrument, even though there were one or two jazz fiddlers on the scene ? even before Joe’s time.. additional cat.no. ZAGL 254 (BASF Records / BAP5050(20885))

1973: Godfrey Salmon – Esperanto Rock Orchestra. Three albums and singles. (A&M / ?)

1973: Graeme Smith – String Driven Thing. Album “The Machine That Cried”. (The Famous Charisma Label / CAS1070)

1973: Graham Smith – Greenslade. Album “Spyglass Guest”. (Warner Bros. / K56055)

1973: Graham Smith – Greenslade. Album “Time and Tide”. (Warner Bros. / K56126)

1973: Greg Block – It’s a Beautiful Day. Album “Today”. (Columbia / ?)

1973: Jean Paul Crocker – The Human Menagerie. Lavishly orchestrated. (EMI Records Ltd / EDP1546773)

1973: Jean Paul Crocker – The Psychomodo. Theatrical and full of variety. (EMI Records Ltd / EDP1546773)

1973: Jean-Luc Ponty – Frank Zappa, The Mothers -. Album “Over-nite Sensation”. (Munchkin Music, ASCAP / MS2149)

1973: Jerry Goodman – Mahavishnu Orchestra. Album “Between Nothingness & Eternity”. Listed as playing violin (CBS / 69046)

1973: Jim Lea – Slade. Plays on track “Coz I love you” on compilation album “Sladest”. (Polydor / 837103-2)

1973: Mik Kaminski – Electric Light Orchestra. Album “On the Third Day”. An excellent album with no relly weak cuts” (Jet Records / JetLP202)

1973: Nathan Rubin – Van Morrison. Album “Hard Nose the Highway”. Listed as leading strings (Warner Bros. / K46242)

1973: Raymond Vincent – Esperanto Rock Orchestra. (? / ?)

1973: Saschko Gawriloff – Mauricio Kagel – 1898. Album using “new” Stroh string instruments. (Polydor / 2543007)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – I Got Rhythm! (Black Lion Records Ltd. / 2683047SELECT)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – Jealousy. Album recorded with Yehudi Menuhin. (EMI Records Ltd / EMD5504)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – Just One of Those Things. (Angel / ?)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – Live in London. (Black Lion / ?)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – Oscar Peterson – Stephane Grappelli quartet. 329 – MU222. (Festival Records / ?)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli. (PYE / ?)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli/Bill Coleman. (Classic Jazz (Records)/ ?)

1973: Stephane Grappelli – Talk of the Town. (Black Lion / ?)

1973: Susan Baker – Doggeral Bank. Two albums and a single. Wacky folk-rock group that also went in for some poetry (Charisma / ?)

1973: Vassar Clements – Crossing The Catskills. (Cedar Glen Music Group / ?)

1974:   Martha – Lady-Jane. Album “Lady June’s Linguistic Leprosy”. (Caroline / C1509)

1974: Eddie Jobson – Roxy Music. Album “Country Life”. (EG Records Ltd / ILPS9303)

1974: Iain Lyon/Lynn? – J.S.D. Band. (Formerly of “My Dear Watson” / ?)

1974: Ian “Walter” Fairbairn – Jack the Lad. Three albums and singles. F. rom ‘traditional’ electric folk to rock. Fairbairn formerly from Hedgehog Pie. (Charisma / ?)

1974: Jean-Luc Ponty – Mahavishnu Orchestra (with the London Symphony Orchestra). Album “Apocalypse”. (CBS / S69076)

1974: Joe Venuti – Jazz Violin. (Vanguard Recordings / VSD79405stereo)

1974: Mark O’Conner – National Junior Fiddling Champion. (Rounder / ?)

1974: Mary Zinovieff – Gravy Train. Album “Staircase to the Day”. (Dawn / DNLH1)

1974: Mik Kaminski – Electric Light Orchestra. Album “Eldorado – A Symphony?”. (Warner Bros. / K56090)

1974: Pete Solly – Snafu. Album “All Funked Up”. (Capitol / 11473)

1974: Pete Solly – Snafu. Album “Situation Normal”. (WWA / WWA013)

1974: Pete Solly – Snafu. Album “Snafu”,. (WWA / WWA003)

1974: Peter Knight – Steeleye Span. Album “Now We Are Six”. (Chrysalis Records Ltd / CHR.1053)

1974: Rick Thomas – Spriguns (of Tolgus). Four albums. (Decca / ?)

1974: Rod Skeaping – City Waites. Two albums and a single. Medieval folk nonsense (EMI and Decca / ?)

1974: Simon House – Hawkwind. Album “All of the Mountain Grill”. Listed as playing Keyboards, Mellotron & violin (Liberty Records (UK)Ltd. / LBG29672)

1974: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli Meets Earl Hines. (Black Lion / ?)

1975: Allen Sloane – Dixie Dregs. (The Great Spectacular / ?)

1975: Barry Dransfield – Dransfield – the Fiddler’s Dream. Reissue of album “The Fiddler’s Dream” with additional disk of John Peel Sessions, on double Cd, 2004. (Sanctuary Records Group ltd / CMEDD943)

1975: Dave Lambert – Stone Angel. Ultra rare private pressing. (Stone Angel / ?)

1975: David Nadien – Maynard Ferguson. Album “Primal Scream”. DN listed as leading strings (CBS / 81150)

1975: Don Knox – Spud. Two albums. (Philips / ?)

1975: Eddie Jobson – Roxy Music. Album “Siren”. (EG Records Ltd / ILPS9344)

1975: Jean-Luc Ponty – Upon the Wings of Music. (Atlantic / K50149)

1975: Jim Cockney – The Blue Jays. Album. (Threshold / ?)

1975: Ken Slaven – Ronnie Lane and Slim Chance. Album “Ronnie Lane’s Slim Chance”. (Island / ILPS9321)

1975: L Shankar – Shakti with John McLaughlin. “Shakti means: Creative Intelligence, Beauty and Power”. (CBS / 81388)

1975: Leroy Jenkins – For Players Only. (JCOA / ?)

1975: Mark O’Conner – Pickin’ in the Wind. (Rounder / ?)

1975: Mik Kaminski – Electric Light Orchestra. Album “Face the Music”. (Jet Records Ltd / JETLP11SUPER)

1975: Papa John Creach – Jefferson Starship. Album “Red Octopus”. (Grunt Records / FTR2002(BFLI-0999)stereo)

1975: Papa John Creach – Midnight Sun. Album “I’m the Fiddle Man”. (Buddah Records / BDLP4039)

1975: Peter Knight – Steeleye Span. Album “All Around My Hat”. (Chrysalis Records Ltd / CHR1091)

1975: Scarlet Rivera – Desire. Album by Bob Dylan. (CBS / CBS86003)

1975: Stephane Grappelli – Violinspiration. Album with the Diz Disley Trio. (MPS/BASF Records / BAP5063(ZAGL416))

1975: Vassar Clements – Hillbilly Jazz. (Flying Records / ?)

1975: Vassar Clements – Vassar Clements. (Old Homestead / ?)

1976: Barry Dransfield – The Dransfields. Album “The Fiddlers Dream”. Fine fiddle playing… tutored by various friends in Leeds’ Irish community (Transatlantic / TRA322)

1976: Baz Barker – Hotlegs. Album “You Didn’t Like it”. A Manchester group. Went on to become 10cc/ Godley and Creme without Baz Barker. (Sonic / SON09)

1976: Billy Currie – Ultravox. Album “Ultravox!”. Produced by Brian Eno/Ultravox!/Steve Lillywhite (Island Music Ltd / ILPS9449)

1976: Claude “Fiddler” Williams – Call for the Fiddler. (SteepleChase (Records)/ ?)

1976: Dave Swarbrick – Swarbrick. (Transatlantic / ESMCD355(GAS0000355ESMACO))

1976: Elliot Fisher – In the Land of Make Believe. Album featuring an Electro Violin Model 1? Album cover distinctly an Electro Violin “My electronic violin used in this album was dreamed up some 15 years ago and originally used for films?” – Elliott Fisher (Producer). See “Sixth Sense, Mystery Theatre and Columbo, Voyage to the bottom of the sea, Star Trek, Outer Limits, The Night Stalker, Batman, Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, Darby O’Dell and the Little People, Dick van Dyke, I Love Lucy, and over 200 motion pictures (Dobre Records / DR1003)

1976: Jean-Luc Ponty – Aurora. Recordings by Jean-Luc Ponty. (Atlantic / ATL50228)

1976: Jean-Luc Ponty – Imaginary Voyage. (Atlantic / K50317)

1976: Joe Jackson – Arms and Legs. (? / MamMAM140;147;156)

1976: Jorge Pinchevsky – Gong. Album (?)”Shamal”. (Virgin / V2046)

1976: Papa John Creach – Rock Father. (Buddah Records / BDS5660)

1976: Paul Zukovsky – Philip Glass – Einstein on the Beach. (CBS / M438875)

1976: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli. (Everest Records / FS-311)

1976: Stephane Grappelli – The Reunion, With George Shearing. (Verve / ?)

1976: Tom Ling – Spriguns (of Tolgus). Four albums. (Decca / ?)

1976: Urban Blitz – Doctors of Madness. Album “Figments of Emancipation”. (Polydor / 2383403)

1976: Urban Blitz – Doctors of Madness. Album “Late Night Movies, All Night Brainstorms”. (Polydor / 2383378)

1976: Vassar Clements – Superbow. (Flying Records / ?)

1976: Zbigniew Seifert – Stillness. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1977: Allen Sloane – Dixie Dregs. Augusta / Georgia. Album “Free Fall” (Capricorn Records / ?)

1977: Benno Mandelson – Amazorblades. 7″ single “Common Truth/Messaround”. (Chiswick / NS20)

1977: Blair John – We Belong Together. John Blair plays (invented)the Vi-Tar electric violin. Recorded at Electric Lady Studios (Creed Taylor Inc. / SUPERCTI5004)

1977: Claude “Fiddler” Williams – Fiddler’s Dream. (Classic Jazz (Records)/ ?)

1977: Dave Swarbrick – Swarbrick 2. Original release Cat.No. TRA341. (Transatlantic / ESMCD355(GAS0000355ESMACO))

1977: David Rose – Distance Between Dreams. (Metro Goldwyn Mayer Inc / ZL37094)

1977: Gregory Bloch – PFM. Album “Jet Lag”. (Manticore Records / K53511)

1977: Jean-Luc Ponty – Enigmatic Ocean. Listed as playing electric vioilns by Barcus Berry. (Atlantic / K50409)

1977: Joe Venuti – Sliding By. (Sonet Records / SNTF734stereo)

1977: L Shankar – Shakti with John McLaughlin. Album “Natural Elements”. Listed as playing violin, viola & vocals (CBS / 82329)

1977: Leroy Jenkins – Lifelong Ambitions. (Black Saint / ?)

1977: Leroy Jenkins – Solo Concert. (India Navigation / ?)

1977: Michal Urbaniak – Fusion. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1977: Papa John Creach – The Cat and the Fiddle. (DJM Records Ltd / DJF20515)

1977: Peter Knight – Peter Knight &. Album “The King of Elfland’s Daughter”. (Chrysalis Records Ltd / 51-1137)

1977: Philipp Wachsmann – The Sparks of the Desire Magneto. (Bead Records / BEAD7)

1977: Stephane Grappelli – Tea For Two. (Angel / ?)

1977: Vassar Clements – The Bluegrass Session. Internet. (? / ?)

1978: Allen Sloane – Dixie Dregs. Album “What if”. (March 1978) (Capricorn Records / ?)

1978: Billy Currie – Ultravox. Album “Systems of Romance”. (Island Music Ltd / ILPS9555(I))

1978: Darryl Way – Concerto for Electric Violin. (Island Music Ltd / ILPS9550)

1978: Dave Swarbrick – Dave Swarbrick & Friends. Reissue(?)of album “The Ceilidh Album” on Storyville Records, 2002. www.storyville-records.com (Island Music Ltd / 1025703)

1978: Dave Swarbrick – Lift the Lid and Listen. Third of three(?)solo albums. (? / SNTF763)

1978: David Cunningham – The Flying Lizards. Albums and Singles on Virgin and Statik Records (1978-84?). (? / ?)

1978: Eddie Jobson – UK. Album “UK”. (EG Records Ltd / PolydorDeluxe2302080)

1978: Fred Frith – The Art Bears. Albums and Eps. (ReR / ?)

1978: George Csapo – Bethnal. Album “Dangerous Times”. (Phonogram Ltd / 9102020)

1978: George Csapo – Bethnal. Album “Don’t Do It”. (Phonogram Ltd / BET12)

1978: Graham Preskett – Elements. Album by Roger Glover. (Polydor / PolydorSuper2391306)

1978: Jean-Luc Ponty – Cosmic Messenger. Album with Ralphe Armstrong on electric basses, Allan Zavod on keyboards, Casey Scheuerell on drums&percussion, Peter Maunu and Joaquin Lievano on guitars. (Atlantic / SD19189(K50505?))

1978: Jon Rose – Solo Violin Improvisations. Album. (Fringe Benefit Records / ?)

1978: Leroy Jenkins – Space Minds, New Worlds, Survival of America. (Tomato / ?)

1978: Leroy Jenkins – The Legend of Ai Glatson. (Black Saint / ?)

1978: Mark O’Conner – Markology. (Rounder / ?)

1978: Michael White – X-Factor. (Elektra / K52095)

1978: Stephane Grappelli – Live at Carnegie Hall. (Doctor Jazz / ?)

1978: Stephane Grappelli – Uptown Dance. (CBS / 82959)

1978: Svend Asmussen – Prize/Winners. (Matrix / ?)

1978: Tompkins Pam – Don Ellis. Album “Live at Montreux”. Leads amplified string quartet in band/orchestra. Lori Badessa, violin, Jimbo Ross, viola & Paula Hochhalter, cello (Atlantic / SD19178)

1978: Urban Blitz – Doctors of Madness. Album “Sons of Survival”. (Polydor / 2383472)

1979: Billy Bang – Distinction Without a Difference. (hatHUT / ?)

1979: Billy Bang – Distinction Without a Difference. Hat Hut label. (Cambridge University Press / 1R04)

1979: Didier Lockwood – Autumn Leaves. Compilation album “Jazz-Club Violin”. Various violinists 1957-79 (Verve / 840038-1)

1979: Didier Lockwood – New World. Premier album leader de Didier Lockwood. L’鮥rgie de la jeunesse (D. Lockwood, G. Beck, N-H Orstred Pedersen, T. Williams). MPS. (MPS / ?)

1979: Eddie Jobson – UK. Album “Danger Money”. (EG Records Ltd / PolydorDeluxePold5019)

1979: Jack Boothe – The Softies. Album “Nice and Nasty” on Charly Records. (? / CRL5012)

1979: Jack Boothe – The Softies. Singles. (Poker Records / POS15077)

1979: Jon Rose – Decomposition. Album with Louis Burdett, Dave Ellis. (Fringe Benefit Records / ?)

1979: Leroy Jenkins – Mixed Quintet. (Black Saint / ?)

1979: Leroy Jenkins – Space Minds, New Worlds, Survival of America. (The Tomato Music Company / TOM8001)

1979: Mark O’Conner – On the Rampage. (Rounder / ?)

1979: Mark O’Conner – Soppin’ the Gravy. (Rounder / ?)

1979: Mik Kaminski – Violinski. Album “No Cause for Alarm”. (Jet Records Ltd / JETLP219)

1979: Paul Zukovsky – Einstein on the Beach. Recording of “Einstein on the Beach” by Phillip Glass. (CBS / M438875)

1979: Ross Crighton – The Raincoats. Albums and Singles. (Rough Trade / ?)

1979: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli and Hank Jones: A Two-Fer!. (Muse / ?)

1979: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli/David Grisman Live. Album with Mike Marshall on mandolin&guitar, Mark O’Connor on guitar&violin, Rob Wasserman on bass and Tiny Moore on electric mandolin. (Warner Bros. / WB56903(BSK3550))

1979: Stephane Grappelli – Young Django. (Veve / ?)

1979: Vassar Clements – Live in Telluride 1979. Acoustic Disc. (? / ?)

1979: Vassar Clements – Nashville Jam. (Shikata Records / ?)

 

1980s

 

1980: Adam Sceaping – Kate Bush. Appears with Jo on one track, “The Infant Kiss”, listed as playing viol & string arrangement. (EMI Records Ltd / EMA794)

1980: Billy Bang – Changing Seasons. (Bellows / ?)

1980: Billy Currie – Visage. Album “Visage”. (Polydor / PolydorDeluxe2490157)

1980: Clive Timperley – The Passions. Album “Michael & Miranda”. Although violin is listed on album sleeve I couldn’t hear it! (Fiction Records / FIX003(2383573))

1980: David Fleming-Williams – The Ranchers. “Tunes for the Dancing of Country Dances?”. Originally a manuscript published in 1651 – “Plaine and easie Rules for the Dancing of Country Dances, with the Tune to each Dance”. Published by John Playford to be sold at his shop in the Inner Temple near the church door. Fleming-Williams listed as playing violin (EFDSS Records / EFDSSPLA3)

1980: Didier Lockwood – Live in Montreux. Premier disque Live La magie du concert (D Lockwood, B Malach, J Hammer, M Perru, B Stief, G Brown). (MPS   / ?)

1980: Graham Preskett – The Piranhas. (SRK / SRK6098)

1980: Kevin Burke – Kate Bush. Appears on one track, “Violin”, listed as playing violin. (EMI Records Ltd / EMA794)

1980: Lin Hetherington – The Ranchers. “Tunes for the Dancing of Country Dances?”. Originally a manuscript published in 1651 – “Plaine and easie Rules for the Dnacing of Country Dances, with the Tune to each Dance”. Published by John Playford to be sold at his shop in the Inner Temple near the church door. Hetherington listed as playing violin (EFDSS Records / EFDSSPLA3)

1980: Nash The Slash – Children of the Night. (Dindisc / did9)

1980: Shem Guibbory – Steve Reich – Violin Phase. (ECM Records GmbH / ECM1168(2301168))

1980: Stephane Grappelli – At the Winery. (Concord Jazz / ?)

1980: Stephane Grappelli – Happy Reunion. (Owl / ?)

1980: Stephane Grappelli – Vintage Grappelli. (Concord Jazz / ?)

1981: Billy Bang – Rainbow Gladiator. www.blacksaint.com. (Soul Note / ?)

1981: Didier Lockwood – Fusion. Retrouvailles avec Christian Vander sur fond d’improvisation (D Lockwood, C Vander, J Top, B Widemann). (JMS / ?)

1981: L Shankar – Phil Collins. Shankar appears on a number of tracks. (Atlantic / 16029-2)

1981: L Subramaniam – Blossom. (Crusaders Records Inc / CRP16003)

1981: Mary Lee – Mu. Two albums. (Mary Lee / ?)

1981: Neil Speedinsky Black – UB40. Album “Present Arms”. NB appears on one track “Dr X” on extra 12″ with album (DEP International / 12XDEP1)

1981: Simon House – Japan. (Virgin / V2209)

1981: Stephane Grappelli – Vintage 1981. (Concord Jazz / ?)

1981: Vicky Aspinall – The Raincoats. Albums and Singles. (Rough Trade / ?)

1982: Billy Bang – Bangception. (Hat Musics / ?)

1982: Billy Bang – Invitation. www.blacksaint.com. (Soul Note / ?)

1982: Billy Bang – Outline, No.12. (Celluloid / ?)

1982: Didier Lockwood – Fasten seat belts. 1er Didier Lockwood Group “Jazz Rock” (D Lockwood, F Lockwood, Jm Kadjan, K Rust, B Malach). (MPS / ?)

1982: Helen O’Hara – Dexys Midnight Runners. Album “Too-Rye-Ay”. (Phonogram Ltd / 810054-2)

1982: Jamii Szmadzinski – Shadowfax. Album “Shadowfax”. Listed as playing violin and baritone violin on two tracks (Windham Hill Records / WH-1022)

1982: Laurie Anderson – Big Science. (Warner Bros. / WBK57002)

1982: Mark O’Conner – False Dawn. (Rounder / ?)

1982: Steve Brennan – Dexys Midnight Runners. Album “Too-Rye-Ay”. (Phonogram Ltd / 810054-2)

1982: Tana Emmolo-Smith – California Babylon. Album with Monte Cazazza. (Subterranean Records / Sub26)

1983: Anne Stephenson – The Glove. Listed as playing strings. (Dreamhouse/Chappell / SHELP2)

1983: Didier Lockwood – Didier Lockwood Group. Album anniversaire du groupe (D Lockwood, JM Kajdan, S Marc, K Rust, F Lockwood). (JMS / ?)

1983: Didier Lockwood – The Kid. De retour du Br鳩l (D Lockwood, A Johnson, R Morales, D Sancious, B Finnerty, S Thiam). (MPS / ?)

1983: Eddie Jobson – Zinc. Album “The Green Album”. (Capitol / EST4001831stereo)

1983: Ginny Hewes – The Glove. Listed as playing strings. (Dreamhouse/Chappell / SHELP2)

1983: John Blake – Maiden Dance. (Gramavision / ?)

1983: Jon Rose – Tango. Album with Martin Wesley-Smith. (HOT Records / ?)

1983: L Subramaniam – Indian Express. Recordings features “first” use of “violin synthesizer” by ZETA. (Milestone Records / M9120)

1983: L. Shankar – Shankar. Album “Vision”. Listed as playing “10-string stereophonic double violin & percussion”. With Jan Garbarek & Palle Mikkelborg (ECM Production / ECM1261)

1983: Stephane Grappelli – Stephanova. (Concord Jazz / ?)

1983: Svend Asmussen – June Night. (Doctor Jazz / ?)

1983: Svend Asmussen – String Swing. (Sonet / ?)

1984: Billy Bang – The Fire from Within. www.blacksaint.com. (Soul Note / ?)

1984: Didier Lockwood – Didier Lockwood Group. (Disques JMS / JMS032)

1984: Graham Clark – High Society. Henry’s Bootblacks. Authentic 1930’s style dance music. LP. Graham Clark Website (Clifton Records / ?)

1984: Jamii Szmadzinski – Shadowfax. Album “The Dreams of Children”. (Windham Hill Records / WH-1038)

1984: Jean-Luc Ponty – Open Mind. (Polydor / stereo823581-1Y)

1984: Lakshiminarayana Subramaniam – Conversations. Appears with Stephane Grappelli. (Milestone Records / MCD-9130-2)

1984: Leroy Jenkins – Urban Blues. (Black Saint / ?)

1984: Novi Novog – Prince & the Revolution. Album “Music from the Motion Picture Purple Rain”. Listed as playing violin and viola (Warner Bros. / 25110-1)

1984: Philipp Wachsmann – Writing on Water. Bead Records. (Cambridge University Press / 23)

1984: Stephane Grappelli – Conversations. Appears with L.Subramaniam. (Milestone Records / MCD-9130-2)

1984: Svend Asmussen – Svend Asmussen at Slukafter. (Phontastic / ?)

1984: Takehisa Kosugi – Pulsers. Record with David Tudor. (Lovely Music / VR-1601)

1984: Vassar Clements – Westport Drive. (United Artists / ?)

1985: Didier Lockwood – Out of the blues. Retour au jazz 1er album en num鲩que (D Lockwood, B Hart, G Beck, C Mc Bee). (JMS / ?)

1985: Didier Lockwood – Rythm’n Blue (D. Lockwood, M. Miller, L. White, M. Urbaniak, R. Blake). Rencontre au sommet des trois violonistes avec une rythmique de r궥. (Grammavision / ?)

1985: Jean-Luc Ponty – Fables. (Atlantic / 781276-1)

1985: John Blake – Twinkling of an Eye. (Gramavision / ?)

1985: Jon Rose – The Relative Band ’85. Album with Eugene Chadbourne, David Moss, Jim Denley, etc. (HOT Records / ?)

1985: Mark O’Conner – Meanings Of. (Warner Bros. / ?)

1986: Billy Bang – Live at Carlos 1. (Soul Note / ?)

1986: Didier Lockwood – Didier Lockwood Quartet. Album “Live at the Olympia Hall”. (Disques JMS / JMS040)

1986: Didier Lockwood – Uzeb-Lockwood Absolutely live + Quartet. 2 Disques enregistr鳠ࠬ’Olympia Puissant? (D Lockwood, A Caron, M Cussion, J St Jacques, P Brochu). (JMS / ?)

1986: Hideaki Shimada – Agencement. Album. (Pico / Pico-01)

1986: John Blake – Rhythm and Blu. (Gramavision / ?)

1986: Jon Rose – A Room with a View. Album with Shelley Hirsch. (HOT Records / ?)

1986: Jon Rose – Forward of Short Leg. (Dossier Records / ST7529)

1986: Mark O’Conner – Stone From Which the Arch Was Made. (Warner Bros. / ?)

1986: Motoi Ohno – Jeux de Vertige. (Di-stance / DIS1018)

1987: Didier Lockwood – 1.2.3.4. Double album (D lockwood, A Ceccarelli, T Eliez, T Kennedy). (JMS / ?)

1987: Jean-Luc Ponty – The Gift of Time. Agency representation: Fred Lawrence & Associates Inc. For inquiries write:L J.L.P Productions, (CBS / FC40983)

1987: John Blake – Adventures of the Heart. (Gramavision / ?)

1987: Jon Rose – Forward of Short Leg. Album with Elliott Sharpe, Wayne Horwitz, Evan Parker, Barry Guy, David Moss, Shelly Hirsch, Paul Rutherford, Roger Turner, Maggie Nicols, Luc Houtkamp, Jim Denley, Eugene Chadbourne, Christian Marclay, etc. (Dossier / ?)

1987: L. Shankar – Peter Gabriel. Track featuring Shankar called “No More Apartheid” from Biko 12″. (Virgin / CDPGS612)

1987: Nigel Kennedy – Let Loose. (EMI Records Ltd / SCX6709)

1987: Sonya Robinson – Sonya. Album. (CBS / FC40251)

1987: Stephane Grappelli – Grappelli Plays Jerome Kern. (GRP / ?)

1987: Stephane Grappelli – Stephane Grappelli plays Jerome Kern. (GRP Records Inc. / GR-1032)

1987: Vassar Clements – Hillbilly Jazz Rides Again. (Vassillie Productions / ?)

1988: Billy Bang – Tribute to Stuff Smith. (Soul Note / ?)

1988: John Blake – A New Beginning. (Gramavision / ?)

1988: Johnny Frigo – Live from Studio A in New York. (Chesky / ?)

1988: Jon Rose – Kultural Terrorism. Album with Eugene Chadbourne. (Dossier / ?)

1988: Jon Rose – Paganini’s Last Testimony. Album. (Konnex / ?)

1988: L. Subramaniam – Dr. L. Subramaniam feat. Svend Asmussen. Album “Garland” on Storyville. (Storyville Records / SLP4075)

1988: Mark O’Conner – Elysian Forest. (Warner Bros. / ?)

1988: Michael Urbaniak – Michel Urbaniak Quartet. Album “Friday Night at the Village Vanguard” on Storyville. (Storyville Records / SLP4093)

1988: Stephane Grappelli – Olympia 1988. (Atlantic / ?)

1988: Stephane Grappelli – Two of a Kind. Album with Stephane Grappelli. (Storyville Records / slp4088)

1988: Stuff Smith – Swingin’ Stuff. Album on Storyville, Reissued on Polydor. (Storyville Records / SLP4087)

1988: Svend Asmussen – Danish Jazz. Album “Danish Jazz, Vol.6, 1937-1944″ on Storyville. (Storyville Records / SLP415)

1988: Svend Asmussen – Dr. L. Subramaniam feat. Svend Asmussen. Album “Garland” on Storyville. (Storyville Records / SLP4075)

1988: Svend Asmussen – Two of a Kind. Album with Stephane Grappelli on Storyville. (Storyville Records / SLP4088)

1988: Vassar Clements – Vassar Clements, John Hartford, & Dave Holland. (Winter Harvest / ?)

1989: Adam Bohman – Morphogenesis. Album “Prochronisms”. Recording featuring “prepared violin”. Improvisations (Pogus Productions / 201-2)

1989: Ben Heaney – David J. Album “Songs From Another Season” (Beggar’s Banquet / BEGA)

1989: Claude “Fiddler” Williams – Live at J’s (Parts 1&2). www.arhoolie.com. (Arhoolie (Records)/ ?)

1989: Graham Clark – Australia Aquaria. Daevid Allen. LP & CD. (Demi-monde / ?)

1989: Graham Clark – Gongmaison Live at Glastonbury Festival 1989. Gongmaison. LP & CD. (Demi-monde / ?)

1989: Graham Clark – Time and Distance. Ralph Beauvert. Modern synthi- rock.LP. (BOY Records, Switzerland / ?)

1989: Hideaki Shimada – Agencement. Album. (Pico / Pico-02)

1989: L Subramaniam – Raga Hemavati. Listed as playing violin, photographed with what looks like a Barcus Berry. Sleeve notes by John R Marr, 1990 (Nimbus Records / NI5227)

1989: L. Shankar – Panch Nadai Pallavi. Listed and photographed playing “double-violin”. (ECM Records GmbH / ECM1407)

1989: Mark O’Conner – Championship Years. (Country Music Foundation Records / ?)

1989: Mark O’Conner – On the Mark. (Warner Bros. / ?)

1989: Martin Bell – The Wonder Stuff. Album “Hup”. (Polydor / 549 264 2)

1989: Mik Kaminski – Electric Light Orchestra. Album “The Very Best Of?”. (Telstar Records Plc. / STAR2370)

1989: Stephane Grappelli – Anything Goes, With Yo Yo Ma. (Columbia / ?)

 

1990s

 

1990: Aska Kaneko – Adi. Album “Home”. (Meldac / MECA-3001)

1990: Didier Lockwood – Phoenix 90. Le nouveau DLG ! Jazz Fusion (D Lockwood, J-M Ecay, L Pontieux, L Vernerey). (JMS / ?)

1990: Graham Clark – As it Was. Dave Fowler & Graham Clark trio (with Jon Lloyd).Violin, drums, and soprano sax improvisations. Cassette. (DMF Music / ?)

1990: Jon Rose – Die Beethoven Konversationen. Album. (Extra Platte / ?)

1990: Jon Rose – Les Domestiqu鳮 Album with J?e L顮dre. (Konnex / ?)

1990: Jon Rose – Violin Music for Restaurants. Album with Jo ‘Doc’ Rosenberg, Derek Bailey, Misha Mengelberg, Barre Philips, Joelle Leandre, Eugene Chadbourne, Luc Houtkamp, Alvin Curran, etc. (ReR / ?)

1990: Mark O’Conner – Retrospective. (Rounder / ?)

1990: Martin Bell – The Wonder Stuff. Albums. (Polydor & Windsong & more / ?)

1990: Peter Harrington – Kronos Quartet. Album “Black Angels”. Seminal recording of George Crumb’s piece for electric string quartet. (Elektra Nonesuch / 7559-79242-2)

1990: Stephane Grappelli – In Tokyo. (Denon / ?)

1990: Stephane Grappelli – My Other Love. (Columbia / ?)

1990: Stephane Grappelli – One on One, With McCoy Tyner. (Milestone Records / ?)

1991: Ben Heaney – Violin Autopsy, Cassette (∆V)

1991: Didier Lockwood – B.O. du film Lune froide. Blues ! (D Lockwood, JM Ecay, H Ripoll). (JMS / ?)

1991: Hideaki Shimada – Agencement. Album “Viospheres” (Pico / Pico-03)

1991: Jon Rose – Slawterhaus Live. Album with Peter Hollinger, Johannes Bauer, Dietmar Diesner. (Victo / ?)

1991: Mark O’Conner – New Nashville Cats. (Warner Bros. / ?)

1991: Roby Lakatos – In Gypsy Style. (MW Records / ?)

1991: Vassar Clements – Grass Routes. (Flying Records / ?)

1992: Aska Kaneko – Adi. Album “Adi”. (Victor Roux / VICL-297)

1992: Aska Kaneko – Multi Venus. (Victor Roux / VICL-337)

1992: Aska Kaneko – Adi. Album “Softly”. (Victor Roux / VICL-2101)

1992: Ben Heaney – Extended Violin Solos, Cassette (∆V)

1992: Ben Heaney – Four Second Sight, Cassette (∆V)

1992: Ben Heaney – Vortex, Cassette, (∆V&HJ)

1992: Ben Heaney – Malice in Wonderland. Album (unreleased)

1992: Didier Lockwood – Caron – ɣay – Lockwood. Musique de chambre improvis饠Tome 2 (D Lockwood, A Caron, JM Ecay). (JMS / ?)

1992: Donna McKevitt – Miranda Sex Garden 1992-1998. Internet. (? / ?)

1992: Ed Alleyne Johnson – Purple Electric Violin Concerto. A solo recording “with no over-dubs” making extensive use of long, looped delay sequences which he uses as accompaniments to melody. violin designed with heavy-metal-guitar-like spikes for upper bouts (Equation Records / EQCD001 & EQTC001)

1992: Graham Clark – Live at the Witchwood. The Magick Brothers CD. (Voiceprint / ?)

1992: Graham Clark – Live in the New World. The Magick Brothers. Cassette. (GAS / ?)

1992: Graham Clark – Shapeshifter. Gong. CD. (Celluloid, France / ?)

1992: Graham Clark – Take Time to Dream. Mark Robson. Cassette. (? / ?)

1992: John Blake – Quest. (Sunnyside / ?)

1992: Jon Rose – 2 Real Violin Stories. Album with Mozart, Mick Jagger, etc. (Extra Platte / ?)

1992: Jon Rose – Brain Weather, The Story of the Rosenbergs, an op鲡 pervers by Jon Rose. Album with Shelley Hirsch, Phil Minton, Robert Zimmermann, Jo ‘Doc’ Rosenberg, etc. (ReR / ?)

1992: Leroy Jenkins – Leroy Jenkins Live!. (Black Saint / ?)

1992: Leroy Jenkins – Themes & Improvisations on the Blues. (CRI / ?)

1992: Mark O’Conner – Johnny Appleseed. (Rabbit Ears / ?)

1992: Stephane Grappelli – Live 1992. (Verve / ?)

1992: Warren Ellis – The Dirty Three. Cassette “Dirty Three”. (A Scuzz Production / SCUZZ001)

1993: Aska Kaneko – Adi. Album “Golconda”. (Roux / VICL-475)

1993: Ben Coleman – No-Man. 12″ single “Only Baby”. (One Little Indian Records / 83TP12)

1993: Ben Heaney – A Cross Crossing the Bridge, Cassette (∆V)

1993: Ben Heaney – Akanthos Concert, Cassette (∆V&HJ)

1993: Ben Heaney – Bound in Time, Cassette, (∆V)

1993: Ben Heaney – Ennui Technique, Cassette (∆V)

1993: Ben Heaney – Two Weeks in July, Cassette, (∆V&SB)

1993: Didier Lockwood – Didier Lockwood Group. R鳯lument Groove ! (D Lockwood, J-M Ecay, L Pontieux, L Verneray). (JMS / ?)

1993: Graham Clark – Rite of Passage. Ralph Beauvert. CD. (Voiceprint / ?)

1993: Jon Rose – Pulled Muscles. Album with The Jacoby String Quartet. (Immigrant / ?)

1993: Jon Rose – The Virtual Violin. Album with Captain Karajan, Madonut, Michael Jackoff, etc. (Megaphone / ?)

1993: Mark O’Conner – Heroes. (Warner Bros. / ?)

1993: Mark O’Conner – The Night Before Christmas. (Rabbit Ears / ?)

1993: Stephane Grappelli – So Easy to Remember. (Omega / ?)

1993: Stuff Smith – Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys. Compilation of recordings made between 1936 and 1939. (Classics Records / Classics706)

1993: Vassar Clements – Once In A While (Jam with Miles Davis’ ex-band members). (OMS Records / ?)

1994: Ben Heaney – I Started Here and Went This Way, Cassette (∆V)

1994: Claude “Fiddler” Williams – Swingtime in New York. Album “Sad & Dangerous”. (Progressive (Records)/ ?)

1994: Didier Lockwood – Le onztet de violon jazz. Slawterhaus. (JMS / ?)

1994: Didier Lockwood – Solal – Lockwood. (JMS / ?)

1994: Ed Alleyne Johnson – Ultraviolet. A solo recording using “5 string electric violin and voice using digital delays and effects pedals, with no overdubbing or remixing”. (Equation Records / EQCD002)

1994: Johnny Frigo – Debut of a Legend. Un son unique !. (Chesky / ?)

1994: Jon Rose – Monumental. Album with Peter Hollinger, Johannes Bauer, Dietmar Diesner. (Intakt / ?)

1994: Jon Rose – Violin Music for Supermarkets. Album with contributions from Tristan Hosinger, Fred Frith, Sainkho, Lauren Newton, Eugene Chadbourne, Chris de Chiara, Laura Seaton, etc. (Megaphone / ?)

1994: Leroy Jenkins – Santa Fe. P鴩llant, inventif ! (D Lockwood, M Solal). (Lovely Music / ?)

1994: Mark O’Conner – The Fiddle Concerto. Album “A Night in Tunisia, a Week in Detroit”. (Warner Bros. / ?)

1994: Tracy Silverman – Turtle Island String Quartet. (Chandos Records CHAN 9331)

1994: Warren Ellis – The Dirty Three. (Big Cat Records / ABB93CD (UK))

1994: Warren Ellis – The Dirty Three. Album “The Dirty Three”. Various LP/CD&video (Poon Village/Forced Exposure / POB9102)

1995: Aska Kaneko – Twelve Myths (Zigzag / BVCR 722)

1995: Aska Kaneko – Aska Strings Project. Album “Asphodel” (Zigzag / BVCR 1421)

1995: Ben Heaney – Powww/Creak, Cassette (Creaky Records / ?)

1995: Ben Heaney – The Courtyard Conspiracy, Cassette (∆V)

1995: Ben Heaney – Warp Driven Frizzle/Creak, Cassette (Creaky Records / ?)

1995: Cat Taylor – Avalon Rising. Album “Avalon Rising”. (Flowinglass Music / ?)

1995: Dave Duffy – The Duffy Family. Northampton. (? / ?)

1995: Didier Lockwood – Chansons pour les enfants. Les contines, tr賠ludiques, ࠬa sauce ” Lockwood “. R驤ition du disque sorti chez Ad賠en 1985. (JMS / ?)

1995: Didier Lockwood – New-York rendez-vous. La maturit頥st au rendez-vous (D Lockwood, D Holland, P Erskine, D Liebman, M Stern). (JMS / ?)

1995: Graham Clark – Dreaming a Dream. Daevid Allen CD. (GAS / ?)

1995: Jon Rose – Eine Violine f?entin. Album with Connie Bauer, Uli Gumpert, Lauren Newton, Max Gold, Rudi Widerhofer, Frank Schulte, Peter Hollinger. (No Wave / Bayerischer Rundfunk / ?)

1995: Jon Rose – Shopping Live @ Victo. Album with Lee Pui Ming, Joelle Leandre, Otomo Yoshihide, Lauren Newton, and Chris Cutler. (Victo / ?)

1995: Jon Rose – Tatakiuri. Album with Otomo Yoshihide & a cast of thousands. (Creativeman Disc / ?)

1995: Jon Rose – Violin Music in the Age of Shopping. Album with Otomo Yoshihide, Shelley Hirsch, Chris Cutler, Irene Schweizer, Rik Rue. (Intakt / ?)

1995: Mark Knight – Tricks Upon Travellers. Album “The Last Fish Supper”. (TUTSongs Ltd. / ?)

1995: Regina Carter – Regina Carter. (Atlantic / ?)

1995: Stephane Grappelli – Flamingo. (Dreyfus / ?)

1995: Tracy Silverman – Turtle Island String Quartet. Album “Who Do We Think We Are”. (Windham Hill Jazz / 10146-2)

1996: ? Chandrashekhar – The Cure. Album “Wild Mood Swings”. Listed as playing violin on one track “Numb” (Fiction Records / FIXCD28)

1996: Billy Bang – Spirits Gathering. (CIMP / ?)

1996: Claude “Fiddler” Williams – King of Kansas City. (Progressive (Records)/ ?)

1996: Dave Swarbrick – Swarbrick. Reissue of 2 Transatlantic Records LP from 1976 & 1977. (Castle Communications Plc / ESMCD355)

1996: David La Flamme – It’s a Beautiful Day. Reissue of first two albums “It’s a Beautiful Day” & “Marrying Maiden”. No sleeve notes or photography “due to legal problems” (Columbia / 4948932)

1996: Didier Lockwood – Storyboard. Didier Lockwood se lache ! (D Lockwood, J DeFrancesco, J Genius, S Gadd). (Dreyfus Jazz / ?)

1996: Graham Clark – Gongmaison Live at Glastonbury Festival 1989, CD. (GAS / ?)

1996: Jon Rose – Exiles 1.. Trio with Tony Buck & Joe Williamson. Cd (Megaphone / ?)

1996: Jon Rose – Perks. Album with Elise Lorraine, Stevie Wishart, Phil Minton, Butch Morris and Rainer Linz. (ReR / ?)

1996: Jon Rose – Techno mit St?gen. (Plag Dich Nicht / ?)

1996: Mark O’Conner – Appalachia Waltz. (Sony Classical / ?)

1996: Tracy Silverman – Turtle Island String Quartet. Album “By the Fireside”. (Windham Hill Records / 11175-2)

1996: Vassar Clements – Vassar’s Jazz (Golden Anniversary). (Mind Dust Records / ?)

1997: Ben Heaney – Creak. Single “Restart”. (Creaky Records / 001)

1997: Billy Bang – Bang On!. www.justin-time.com. (Justin Time / JUST 105-2)

1997: Billy Bang – Forbidden Planet. (Masterplan / ?)

1997: Corr Sharon – Talk On Corners. (Atlantic / Cat.No.7567-83106-2)

1997: Graham Clark – Isthmus. Clark, Thorne, Fell CD Spontaneous melodic free jazz improvisations. (GAS / ?)

1997: Jon Rose – China Copy. Album. Sampling project (Creamgardens/Lowlands Distribution / ?)

1997: Mark O’Conner – Liberty!. (Sony Classical / ?)

1997: Regina Carter – Something for Grace. (Atlantic / ?)

1997: Stephane Grappelli – Celebrating Grappelli. (Honest / ?)

1997: Tracy Silverman – On a Starry Night. (Windham Hill Records / 11213-2)

1997: Tracy Silverman – Trip to the Sun. (Windham Hill Records / 11496-2)

1998: ? Chandrashekhar – Talvin Singh. Album “OK”. Listed as playing electric violin on one track “Disser/Point.Mento B”” (Island Records Ltd. / CID8075/524559-2BIEM/MCPSLC0407PY900)

1998: Ben Heaney – Discarded/Creak, Cassette (Creaky Records / ?)

1998: Didier Lockwood – Round about silence. Tout en finesse, suspendu ! (D Lockwood, A Charlier, B Sourisse, M-M Le B鶩llon). (Dreyfus Jazz / ?)

1998: Eddie South – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1998: Joe Venuti – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1998: John Schussler – Minor Arcana. www.johnschussler.com (? / ?)

1998: Jon Rose – Fringe Benefits 1977 – 1985. Relative Violin Solos and contributions (CDx2). (Entropy Stereo Recordings / ?)

1998: Leroy Jenkins – Solo . (Lovely Music / LCD 3061)

1998: Mark O’Conner – Midnight on the Water. (Sony Classical / ?)

1998: Regina Carter – Rhythms of the Heart. (Verve / ?)

1998: Ritsu Katsumata – Hell. Listed as playing Jensen electric 5 string violin. Produced under the auspices of the Wieden & Kennedy Slime Mold Grant (Yikes Records / WKSL98-2)

1998: Ritsu Katsumata – Jungle. Listed as playing Jensen electric 5 string violin. Produced under the auspices of the Wieden & Kennedy Slime Mold Grant (Yikes Records / WKSL98-1)

1998: Roby Lakatos – Alouette. (Deutsche Grammophon / ?)

1998: Stephane Grappelli – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1998: Stuff Smith – Hot Violins. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 and 1941. (Sarabandas srl / CD53173)

1998: Vassar Clements – 20 Fiddle Tunes & Waltz Favorites. (Winter Harvest / ?)

1998: YoYo Blue – Paul Avgerinos. Album “Sky of Grace” Cd. (Roundsky Music.com / 1007)

1999: Ben Heaney – Creak. EP “Great Office Party” (Creaky Records / 002)

1999: Carolanne Pegg – Carolanne Pegg. Reissue of album on Transatlantic (TRA266). (Pier Records / PIERCD503)

1999: Claude “Fiddler” Williams – Swingin the Blues. (Bullseye Blues (Records)/ ?)

1999: Didier Lockwood – Best of Didier Lockwood. Une r鴲ospective JMS des meilleurs titres (D Lockwood, D Holland, J-M Ecay, A Ceccarelli, C Mc Bee, T Kenedy, M Stern, P Erskine, D Liebman, Uzeb). (JMS / ?)

1999: Johnny Frigo – Live at the Floating Jazz Festival. (Chiaroscuro / ?)

1999: Jon Rose – Sliding. Album with Miya Masaoka. (Sonic Factory / ?)

1999: Mark Knight – Tricks Upon Travellers. Album “Where the Skeletons Dance”. (TUTSongs Ltd / ?)

1999: Mark O’Conner – Fanfare for the Volunteer. (Sony Classical / ?)

1999: Roby Lakatos – Lakatos Gold. (Deutsche Grammophon / ?)

1999: Roby Lakatos – Live From Budapest. (Deutsche Grammophon / ?)

1999: Roby Lakatos – Post Phrasing – Lakatos Best. (Deutsche Grammophon / ?)

1999: Vassar Clements – Back Porch Swing. (Vassillie Productions / ?)

 

2000s

 

2000: Ben Heaney – Groundhog Day, Cdr (∆V)

2000: Ben Heaney – The Day of Tradition, Cdr (∆V)

2000: Bert Ambrose – Big Ben is Saying Goodnight: HMV Years, Vol1. (Vocalion / ?)

2000: Billy Bang – Big Bang Theory. www.justin-time.com. (Justin Time / ?)

2000: Didier Lockwood – Tribute to St鰨ane Grappelli. Tendre et respectueux ! L’album le plus vendu (D Lockwood, B Lagrene, O Pedersen). (Dreyfus Jazz / ?)

2000: Eddie South – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1951. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Hugo Rignold – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1949. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Ian Cooper – Bernard Berkhout 5 – Royal Flush. Recorded in the Netherlands. Features Bernard Berkhout and Ian Date.   (? / ?)

2000: Ian Cooper – Big Band. Features James Morrison, Ignatius Jones and Su Cruickshank. (Warner Music Australia / Morrison Records / ?)

2000: Ian Cooper – Hard Axe to Follow. Feat. Tommy Emmanuel, George Golla and Tommy Tycho?s Orchestra.. (? / ?)

2000: Ian Cooper – Ian’s World!. Includes Bernard Berkhout, Tom Baker, Ian Date and John Morrison.. ( / ?)

2000: Ian Cooper – Soundpost. Ian?s first CD. Featuring legend Guitarist Ike Isaacs.. ( / ?)

2000: Ian Cooper – Strings of Swing. Features Don Burrows, Tom Baker and Ian Date and contains some Cooper originals.. ( / ?)

2000: Ian Cooper – www.iancooper.com. Official Website. (? / ?)

2000: Joe Venuti – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1952. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: John Blake – Kindered Spirits. (Spirit / ?)

2000: Jon Rose – The Fence. Album with Sabine Sacchi, the Orchestra of Ancient Guts. (ReR / ?)

2000: Jon Rose – The Hyperstring Project. New Dynamic of Rogue Counterpoint. Cd (ReR / ?)

2000: Juice Wilson – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1954. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Kawabata Makoto – Kawabata Makoto. Album “Inui 2″. Other albums on various. (Acid Mothers Temple / vhf#51)

2000: Laurie Anderson – Anthology. (Warner Bros. / 8122-76648-2WE872)

2000: Mark O’Conner – Appalachian Journey. (Sony Classical / ?)

2000: Michel Warlop – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1953. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Ralph Allin – Ronnie Scott’s. November. www.ralphallin.com (? / ?)

2000: Ray Nance – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1946. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Ray Perry – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1948. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Regina Carter – Motor City Moments. (Verve / ?)

2000: Stephane Grappelli – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1945. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Stuff Smith – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1950. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2000: Svend Asmussen – Violin Jazz – A Nostalgic Collection. Compilation of recordings made between 1927 & 1944. (Demon Music Group Ltd / GALE451)

2001: Ben Heaney – Absinthe Fantasy, Cdr (∆V)

2001: Ben Heaney – 110901. Album Cdr (∆V)

2001: Billy Bang – Vietnam: The Aftermath. (Justin Time / ?)

2001: Didier Lockwood – Omkara. Le choc des mondes Didier Lockwood croise son violon ࠬa danse et musique indiennes (D Lockwood, Raghunath Manet). (Dreyfus Jazz / ?)

2001: Emily Grainger – Live in Britain. (The Bucket Band / Bucket3CD)

2001: Henry Flynt – Graduation and Other New Country and Blues Music. Contains ?Celestial Power? (1981). (Ampersand / ?)

2001: Henry Flynt – You Are My Everlovin’/ Celestial Power. An anthology of 1980-81 performances Spindizzy (Locust, 2002). The second volume contains ?Jive Deceleration Hillbilly Tape Music? (recorded, 2003). The third volume, collects material recorded between 1971 and 1978. (Locust / ?)

2001: Hideaki Shimada – Agencement. Album “Boxe Consonantique”. Listed as using “violin, magnetic tape, pico strings and electronics” (Pico / Pico-04)

2001: Jasper Le Clercq – Zapp String Quartet. Album “Dextro”. (Loplop Records / ?)

2001: Jasper Le Clercq – Zapp String Quartet. Album “Passaggio”. (Loplop Records / ?)

2001: Jean-Luc Ponty – The best of the pacific Jazz Years. Compilation of recordings made in 1968 & 1969. (Pacific Jazz Records / 7.24353E+11)

2001: Johnny Frigo – Johnny Frigo’s DNA Exposed. (Arbors / ?)

2001: Jon Rose – The Kryonics. Album with Matthias Bauer and Aleks Kolkowski. (Emanen / ?)

2001: Jon Rose – Transgenic Nomad. Album with KK Null. (Sonore / ?)

2001: Jon Rose – Violin Factory. Album with Kaffe Matthews & The Orchestra of Ancient Guts (Vienna). (Hermes / ?)

2001: Mark Knight – K-Passa. Album “Born Again”. (Que-P/ B00005BIIL)

2001: Mark Knight – Bjorn Lynne. Album “The Gods Awaken”. (? / ?)

2001: Mark Knight – Chris Abbot. Album “Back in Time 3″. (? / ?)

2001: Mark O’Conner – Hot Swing!. (OMAC)/ ?)

2001: Mark O’Conner – The American Seasons. (Sony Classical / ?)

2001: Roby Lakatos – With Musical Friends. (Universal / ?)

2001: Sean Mackin – Yellowcard. Album “One for the Kids”. (April 17 2001) (Lobster Records / ?)

2001: Tracy Silverman – Dogs for Daisy. Album “Yangin’ with the Tin Crowd”. (? / ?)

2001: Vassar Clements – Full Circle. (Rounder / ?)

2002: Ben Heaney – UOK Violinoise, Cdr (∆V)

2002: Henry Flynt – C Tune. documents a 1980 live improvisation with Cathrine Christer Hennix on tamboura and Flynt on electric violin. (Locust / ?)

2002: Henry Flynt – Raga Electric: Experimental Music 1963-1971. Another anthology, including Raga Electric (1966)and Free Alto (1964). (Locust / ?)

2002: Joe Venuti – Venupelli Blues. (MCPS / MJB112)

2002: Ray Perry – Transcriptions 1944 & 1945. (AB Fable / ABCD1-006)

2002: Roby Lakatos – Deborahs Theme As Time Goes By. (Deutsche Grammophon / ?)

2002: Roby Lakatos – Kinoshita Meets Lakatos. (Prime Direction, Inc. / ?)

2002: Rosie Lowdell – Homelife. Album “Flying Wonders”. Listed as playing violin. (Ninja Tune/Madwaltz / ZENCD71)

2002: Stephane Grappelli – Venupelli Blues. (MCPS / MJB112)

2002: Stuff Smith – The Complete 1944 Rosenkrantz Apartment Transcription Duets. (AB Fable / ABCD2-004&5)

2002: Stuff Smith – Rare Unreleased 1944-1946. (AB Fable / ABCD2-007&8)

2002: Tracy Silverman – Silverman/Forsch. (Superstring / ?)

2002: Zack Brock – Zach Brock & The Coffee Achievers. “Zach Brock & The Coffee Achievers”. (Secret Fort Records, BMI / 60201)

2003: Ben Heaney – Dust Blowers, Cdr (∆V)

2003: Ben Heaney – Fractures, Cdr (∆V)

2003: Ben Heaney – Hell Bytes, Cdr (∆V)

2003: Ben Heaney – War Piece, Cdr (∆V)

2003: Didier Lockwood – B.O. du film Les Enfants de la Pluie. musique symphonique enregistre (D Lockwood, C Casadesus, Orchestre Symphonique Bulgare). (MK2 Music / ?)

2003: Didier Lockwood – Globe-trotter (double-album). Les 30 ans de carr Comprend le fameux solo : ” Les Mouettes ” (D Lockwood, B Sourisse, A Charlier, S Guillaume). (Universal Jazz / ?)

2003: Henry Flynt – Back Porch Hillbilly Blues Volume 1, with Acoustic Hillbilly Jive and Blue Sky Highway and Tyme; Back Porch Hillbilly Blues Volume 2 (Locust)add more. Both are collected on Back Porch Hillbilly Blues, Volumes 1 & 2 (Bo Weevil, 2004). (Locust / ?)

2003: Jasper Le Clercq – Zapp String Quartet. Album “Chamber Grooves”. (Loplop Records / ?)

2003: Joe Venuti – The New York Sessions 1926-1935. (JSP Records / JSP916)

2003: Mark Knight – Pepe Deluxe. Album “Beatitude”. (Catskills / B00009NJ8Y)

2003: Mark O’Conner – In Full Swing. (Sony Odyssey / ?)

2003: Mark O’Conner – Mark O’Connor Thirty-Year Retrospective. (OMAC / ?)

2003: Sean Mackin – Yellowcard. Album “Ocean Avenue”. (Capitol / ?)

2003: Spencer Swain – Zox. Album “Take Me Home”. (cdffreedom / ?)

2003: Tom Leary – Celtic Harvest. Listed as playing fiddle & mandola (The Hookey Band / THBCD69)

2004: Ben Heaney – Kia, Cdr (∆V)

2004: Ben Heaney – Zoe Mace. Cd EP “A Little Ray of Light” (Little Ray of Light Productions / ZOE001)

2004: Cat Taylor – Avalon Rising. Album “Stroming Heaven. (Flowinglass Music / ?)

2004: Chris Murphy – Salton Songs. (Kufala Recordings / ?)

2004: Didier Lockwood – Hypnoses (sortie 2 trimestre). Didier Lockwood 飲it pour sa femme Caroline Casadesus, 13 compositions et m dies symphoniques (enregistre avec l’Orchestre symphonique d’Omsk). (Universal Classique / ?)

2004: Geoffrey Castle – Mist on the Mountain. www.twistedfiddlemusic.com (? / ?)

2004: Haylie Ecker ? Bond. Album ?Classified?. (Decca Records / 4756301)

2004: Haylie Ecker ? Bond. Album ?Shine?. (Decca Records / 473460-2)

2004: Henry Flynt – I Don’t Wanna, documents a band, the Insurrections, that Flynt led in 1966. (Locust / ?)

2004: Joe Deninzon – Joe Deninzon and Stratospheres. http://www.joedeninzon.com/stratospheerius.html. Album “Live Wires”. (D-Zone Entertainment / ?)

2004: Mark O’Conner – Crossing Bridges. (OMAC / ?)

2004: Miri Ben-Ari – Sunshine to the Rain. “The Hip-Hop violinist”. (Universal / UNIR21350-1)

2004: Ritsu Katsumata – February. Cdr album with both violin & electric violin. (? / ?)

2004: Roby Lakatos – The Legend of the Toad. www.robylakatos.com. (Lakatos Music Company / ?)

2004: Vassar Clements – Livin’ With The Blues. (Vassillie Productions / ?)

2005: Ben Heaney – Zoe Mace. Album “Songs For My Sister” (Little Ray of Light Productions / ZOE002)

2005: Didier Lockwood – Concerti pour Violon et piano. Concerto pour violon, Les Mouettes (Sortie pr鶵e en 2005). Concerto pour piano, interpr鴩 par Daniel Kramer (enregistr鳠avec l’Orchestre symphonique d’Omsk).   (Universal Classique. / ?)

2005: Eddie South – Broadcasts Plus 1940-1947. (AB FABLE / ABCD1-009)

2005: Ginger Smock – Studio and Demo Recordings 1946-1958. (AB Fable / ABCD1-010)

2005: Henry Flynt – Purified by the Fire. Recorded in December 1981. Cathrine Christer Hennix on tamboura and Flynt on electric violin. 41-minute raga. (Locust / ?)

2005: Mark O’Conner – Double Violin Concerto. (OMAC / ?)

2005: Mark O’Conner – Mark O’Connor’s Hot Swing Trio Live in New York. (OMAC / ?)

2005: Miri Ben-Ari – The Hip Hop Violinist. (Universal / 602498841297)

2005: Pete Hartley – Enchanted. Cd. (? / ?)

2005: Ralph Allin – Rhapsody in Red. Album “Live from CBSO Centre, Birmingham”. (? / ?)

2005: Ray Nance – 1940-1949 & Ben Webster Unreleased. (AB Fable / ABCD1-014)

2005: Spencer Swain – Zox. Album “The Wait”. (cdfreedom / ?)

2005: Zack Brock – Zach Brock & The Coffee Achievers. “Chemistry”. (Secret Fort Records, BMI / 60202)

2006: Alfredo de la Fe – Salsa. Italy (Cuba). www.alfredodelafe.com   (? / ?)

2006: Anna Phoebe – www.annaphoebe.com. Cd. Official Website (? / ?)

2006: Audrey Riley – Icebreaker. www.audreyriley.co.uk . (? / ?)

2006: Ben Heaney – Vioise. Album. (∆V)

2006: Bingen Mendizabal – Too Old Too Small, Maybe. Spain. (Gaztelupeko Hotsak Cd / GH-063 2003)

2006: Bobby Yang – The Unrivaled Players. www.bobbyyang.com. Atlanta (? / ?)

2006: Cathy Stevens – Europa String Choir. www.europastringchoir.com. (? / ?)

2006: Chris Murphy – Broken Wheel. www.chrismurphymusic.com. (? / ?)

2006: Colin Drummond – Beatles Anthology Band & ELO Tribute Band?. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Dave Coulter – www.fringecore.com. Brian Eno, ex Pogues. (? / ?)

2006: Dave Swarbrick – www.folkicons.co.uk/swarbarc.htm. Official site of the British folk fiddler. Includes gigs, recordings, audio samples, and a history of his contribution to UK folk music.. (? / ?)

2006: Davide Rossi – Goldfrapp. www.goldfrapp.co.uk . (? / ?)

2006: Didier Lockwood – http://www.didierlockwood.com/. Paris. (? / ?)

2006: Drew Tretick – A Summer Serendae. Cd. Official Website (? / ?)

2006: Drew Tretick – Romantica. Cd. Official Website (? / ?)

2006: Drew Tretick – Serenata. Cd. Official Website (? / ?)

2006: Drew Tretick – www.drewtretick.com. Official Website. (? / ?)

2006: Giles&Ralph Broadbent – Stringfever. Album “Stringfever Complete BML Vol1 & 2″. www.stringfever.co.uk (? / ?)

2006: Jadie Carey – Rhapsody in Red. www.ralphallin.com. (? / ?)

2006: James Stewart – Calculus Expert. California. (? / ?)

2006: Jane Burgess – Rhythm of the Celts. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Jean-Luc Ponty – www.ponty.com . Official Website. (? / ?)

2006: Jez King – Bang on the Ear. (Birmingham / ?)

2006: Joanna Parker – Icebreaker. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Joanne Yeoh Pei Sze – www.joanneyeoh.com.my. Malaysia. (? / ?)

2006: John Bews – Gallus. Edinburgh. (? / ?)

2006: Jon Rose – www.jonroseweb.com. The Jon Rose Web – The most radical violin and creative music website in the Universe. (? / ?)

2006: Jonny Rye – The Ryes. www.swordmaker.co.uk. (? / ?)

2006: Julia Kim – Mondetta. S. Africa. www.sheer.co.za/mondetta.html (? / ?)

2006: Kat Evans – Dave Stewart Band. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Kathy Heslop – Vielectrique. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Lisa Rollin – Red Hot Strings. www.redhotstrings.com. (? / ?)

2006: Liz Liew – Chi2. Album “Anastacia 1998-2001″?. www.chi2.co.uk (? / ?)

2006: Louis Leonidis – Diastello. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Mark O’Conner – www.markoconnor.com. Official Website of Mark O’Connor – Fiddler, Violinist, Composer.. (? / ?)

2006: Markus Muench – www.markusmuench.com. Germany. (? / ?)

2006: Maxim Vengerov: – Violakonzert. www.maximvengerov.org. Hannover (? / ?)

2006: Moira Gutteridge – Dampiers Round. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Monica Germino – Electra. Amsterdam Netherlands.. (? / ?)

2006: Nigel Kennedy – www.nigelkennedy.com. Unofficial Web Site. (? / ?)

2006: Pete Hartley – Compilation. Cdr. (? / ?)

2006: Pete Hartley – Dreams. Cdr. (? / ?)

2006: Pete Hartley – The Jazz Project. Cdr. (? / ?)

2006: Pete Hartley – Unfinished Trios. Cdr. (? / ?)

2006: Pete Hartley – www.pete-hartley-violinist.co.uk/. Official Website. (? / ?)

2006: Robin Henderson – Gan Ainm. Dubai (also Singapore). (? / ?)

2006: S Harikumar – www.hariviolin.com. India/UK. (? / ?)

2006: Salene – Fret & Fiddle. www.fretandfiddle.co.uk. (? / ?)

2006: Sammy Bishai – www.fusemusic.co.uk. London. (? / ?)

2006: Sean Mackin – Yellowcard. Album “Lights and Sounds”. (Jan 24 2006) (Capitol / ?)

2006: Sophie Solomon – Oi-va-voi. Album “Sea Blue Stain”. www.sophiesolomon.com (? / ?)

2006: Stephan Alun Pratt – Wild Clover. Album “A Fuller Picture”. www.wildclover.com (? / ?)

2006: Stephan Alun Pratt – Wild Clover. Album “Wild Clover”. (? / ?)

2006: Stuff Smith – The Complete Tenor Sax Septets 1937-1942. (AB Fable / ABCD1-015)

2006: Stuff Smith – Rex Stewart Stuff Smith1963 Duets & Narration. (AB Fable / ABCD1-016)

2006: Tania Davis – Bond. www.bond-music.com. (Decca / ?)

2006: Tim Chamberlin – Shenanigans. Internet. (? / ?)

2006: Ustad Dilshad Hussain – Khan. Album “Aisan Heritage”. USA (? / ?)

2006: Zack Brock – www.zachbrock.com

 

date unknown

 

?: Didier Lockwood – Catherine – Escoud頭 Lockwood. Musique de la Chambre improvise(D Lockwood, C Escoud, P Catherine). (JMS / ?)

?: Didier Lockwood – Surya. (Cornelia Productions / COR4310)

?: Helmut Zacharias – Two Million Strings. Album of selections. Also includes Richard Santos and his Cascading Strings. “HZ’s arrangements are lush and lovely, the strings have been emphasized to accentuate the magic of the violins and its lingering vibrations. The spell is sustained by the artistry of HZ.? (Polydor / 46091LPHM)

?: Jon Rose – Artery. Album with Chris Abrahams, Clayton Thomas and Clare Cooper. (NOWnow / ?)

?: Jon Rose – Fleisch. Album. Solo with multiple personalities (Saucerlike Recordings / ?)

?: Jon Rose – Great Fences of Australia. Album with Hollis Taylor. (Dynamo House / ?)

?: Jon Rose – Strung. Album with Cor Fuhler, Andy Ex Moor, Mary Oliver, Richard Barrett, Anna McMichael, Alex Waterman, Allison Isadora, Mr Aha May, Hildegard von Knikkersdorf, Wild ‘Bill’ Pickering, Dr Johannes Rosenberg and Steve Heather. (Sublingual Records / ?)

?: Jon Rose – The People’s Music. Album with Lindsay Vickery, Lely Evans, Hannah Clemen, Rachael Dease, Chris Cobilis, members of The West Australian Youth Orchestra & University of WA String Orchestra. (ReR / ?)

?: Lakshiminarayana Subramaniam – Electric Modes. Album “Electric Modes”. electric violin & tambura (Viji Subramaniam) (Water Lily Acoustics / CWAT4/5(?))

?: Leila Josefowicz – New York. Internet. (? / ?)

?: Ric Sanders – Albion Band. Internet. (? / ?)

?: Ric Sanders – Fairport Convention. Internet. (? / ?)

?: Ric Sanders – Soft Machine. Internet. (? / ?)

?: Ric Sanders – Stomu Yamash’ta and the Red Buddah Theater. Internet. (? / ?)

?: Richard Santos – Two Million Strings. Album of selections. Also includes Zacharius and his Magic Violins. “Nothing can get you in, or out, of a mood faster and more effectively than music, and music by RS invariably puts you in a good mood and out of a bad one.” (Polydor / 46091LPHM)

?: Stuff Smith – Stuff Smith. Album with Guest Artist Stephan Grapelli. Sleeve notes by Lee Palmer (Everest Records Archive of Folk & Jazz Music / FS-238)

?: Svend Asmussen – Svend Asmussen plays “Hot Fiddle”. You enjoy music that is easy to listen to? You appreciate violin dexterity? This long playing record by SA will more than satisfy your every taste in both these direction. (Parlophone / CPMD1)

?: Vassar Clements – An Americana Christmas (with Norman Blake). (Chrome Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Country Classics. (Rounder / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Dead Grass. (OMS Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Music City USA. (Flying Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – New Hillbilly Jazz. Acoustic Disc. (? / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Old & In The Gray. Acoustic Disc. (? / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Old and In The Way – Breakdown (Volume 3). Acoustic Disc. (? / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Old and In The Way – That High Lonesome Sound (Volume 2). (BMG Music / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Old And In The Way (Volume 1). (Flying Fish Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Runaway Fiddle – Buddy Spicher and Vassar Clements. (Shanachi Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Saturday Night Shuffle – A Celebration of Merle Travis. (Rythm Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Southern Waltzes. (Mercury Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – The Bottom Line Encore Collection. (Vassillie Productions / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – The Man, The Legend. (Flying Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Together At Last (Stephane Grappelli & Vassar Clements). (Mercury Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Vassar Clements Reunion With Dixie Gentlemen. (Rounder / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Vassar. http://vassarclements.com. (MCA Records / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Will The Circle Be Unbroken – Volume II (30th Anniversary Edition). (Capitol / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Will The Circle Be Unbroken – Volume III. (Capitol / ?)

?: Vassar Clements – Will The Circle Be Unbroken. (Capitol / ?)

PUBLICATIONS

Outlining an evolution of Electric Violin

1751-2006

 

NB This list is certainly incomplete but it is wide reaching.

Please feel free to send in your contributions.

 

 

YEAR: Title – Author (source / code)

 

HORN VIOLIN

 

1902: The Stroh Violin – D. Donovan (The Strand Magazine / Vol.23)

1924: Violin with Horn for Sounding Box Directs Tone toward Audience – ? ? (Popular Mechanics / October)

1975: Fiddles With Horns – Julian Pilling (The Galpin Society / April #28)

199?: Trumpet Violin – Ferdinand Hell/Hill? (The Strad / ?)

 

 

ELECTRIC VIOLIN

 

1927: The Giant-Tone Radio Violin – R.F. Starzl (Radio News / Vol.8 No.10 April, 1927)

1930: The Electric Violin – F.H. & V. (L’Illustration / April-12)

1930: Electric Violin Plays Without Sound Box – ? ? (Popular Science / August, pg26)

1933: And Now The Electric Violin – Editor in Chief Hugo Gernsbeck (Radio Craft Magazine / August, Volume V, Number 2, page 85)

1933: Electric Violin Has No Sounding Board – A Fawcett Publication? (Modern Mechanix and Inventions / August)

1933: Violin Hooked to Radio Set – ? ? (Popular Science / August)

1934: Electricity Makes Music – ? ? (Popular Science / November)

1936: Brother Musician Listen to a Miracle – ? ? (Electro String Instrument Corporation / ?)

1936: The Radio Times Music Handbook – Percy A. Scholes (Oxford University Press / 3rd edition)

1938: Quake Inspired Violin Invention; Tone Said to Astound Musicians – ? ? (The New York Times / Jun-13)

1938: Violin Built Like Seismograph – ? ? (Popular Science Monthly / September, pg.26)

1938: Hugo Benioff Goes Musical – The Month (California Institute of Technology / September)

1939: An Experimental Electronic Violin – L H Stauffer (Journal of Allied Physics / Volume 10, Feb)

1939: Vega Electric Instruments – ? ? (Vega Catalogue / #33 14B?)

1940: Violectric – The Perfect Violin – ? ? (National Catalogue / ?)

1943: Fiddle Without a Body – ? ? (The New York Times / Feb-14)

1945: The Oxford Companion to Music – Percy A. Scholes (Oxford University Press / 6th edition)

1946: Electrical Impulse – ? ? (Time Magazine / Jul-15)

1946: Electro Cello Scheduled for Introduction – ? ? (Los Angeles Times / Jul-07)

1946: Electric Cello Needs No Sound Box – ? ? (Popular Science Monthly / November, pg80)

1947: Electric Orchestra – Vera & Henry Bradshaw (Popular Mechanics / June)

1972: An Electronic Violin – J Kohut and M V Mathews (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / July, Volume 52 Issue 1A)

1973: A Case for and Electronically Adjusted (“Electric”) Violin – Dr. Eugene Gratovich (The Strad / July, No. 999, Vol. 84)

1973: Concerto for Amplified Violin – ? Wuorinen (Music Trades / Issue 121, pages 45-6)

1973: Electronic Simulation of Violin Resonances – M V Mathews and J Kohut (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / June 1973, Volume 53 Issue 6)

1975: Guitar Book – Tom Wheeler (Macdonald / ISBN 0356083225)

1975: Sound check – the violin revolution – ? ? (Melody Maker / 50, page 21?)

1976: Musical Instruments of the World: An Illustrated Encyclopedia – Diagram Group (Facts on File Inc / ISBN 0871963205)

1976: Sound check – all strung out – ? ? (Melody Maker / 51, page 29?)

1977: World’s oldest, rarest electronic violin – ? ? (School Musician / Issue 48, page 22)

1978: Rock and Violin – ? ? (Music Journal / Issue 36, pages 6-10)

1979: Lustrum – Emmanuel Ghent (Persimmon Press / ?)

1981: World of Romantic and Modern Musical Instruments – Jeremy Montagu (David & Charles (publ) / Manchester Public Library (781.9Ms59))

1982: An Electronic Violin with a Singing Formant – M V Mathews (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / April, Volume 71 Issue S1)

1984: The Extended Family – Electronic Bowed String Instruments – David Neubert (American String Teacher Magazine / Winter)

1986: Electronic Violin: a research tool – Max Matthews (Journal of the Violin Society of America / vol.8/1, pages 70-88)

1986: Towards a New Age of Performance: Reading the Book of Dreams with the Mathews Electronic Violin – Richard Boulanger (Perspectives of New Music / Spring/Summer, Vol. 24 No.2)

1990: Performance of Music with an Electronic Violin – Janos Negyesy and Lee Ray (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / November, Volume 88 Issue S1)

1991: Electric Violin – Alexander Markov and James Remington (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / July, Volume 90 Issue1)

1994: Electric Violin with Multiple Registration Points – Robert D Henderson (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America / February, Volume 95 Issue 2)

1994: The Fender Inside Story – Forrest White (Miller Freeman Books / ISBN 0879303093)

1995: Current Affairs – Joanna Pieters (The Strad / September)

1995: Electronic instruments – Terminology and Techniques – Hugh Davies (Grove Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments / ?)

1995: Fender – The Sound Heard ‘Round the World – Richard R. Smith (Hal Leonard / ISBN 0634058754)

1995: Stingray Violins – Tom Leary (Musician / September)

1998: Electric Violins – the electric violin book – Hanno Graesser (Bochinsky / ISBN 3923639325)

1998: Electrifying Violins – Andy Holliman (Traditional Music Maker / ?)

1998: Traditional Music Maker – Andy Holliman (Healey & Faulkner / Issue No.10)

1999: Gruhn’s Guide to Vintage Guitars – George Gruhn (Backbeat Books / ISBN 0879304227)

2000: 50 Years of Fender – Tony Bacon (Miller Freeman Books / ISBN 0879306211)

2000: Birth of the Electric Viola – Bianca Soros (Strings / May-June 2000 Volume XIV, Number 8, Issue 86)

2000: Angel Voices – Ken Smith (The Strad / November)

2000: Experience Music Project: An interactive Museum of American Popular Music – Editor William E. Hettrick (American Musical Instrument Society Newsletter / Vol.29 No.3)

2000: Mellow Cello – ? ? (Electronics Times / #989)

2003: The Vbow – An Expressive Musical Controller Haptic Human-Computer Interface – Charles Sabin Nichols II (Stanford University – Department of Music / August)

2004: Departmental Accessions – Musical Instruments – ? ? (Metropolitan Museum of Art / 2003-2004)

2004: Entrepreneur Tunes Up His Business – ? ? (Technological Research and Development Authority – Outreach Program News / ?)

2004: Virtual Musical instrument – Le SuperPolm – ? ? (Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression / NIME04)

2005: The Overtone Violin – Dan Overholt (New Interfaces for Musical Expression / NIME05)

19??: The Shock of the New – Marilyn Emerson (? / pg 698-700)

 

 

 

THE VIOLIN

 

1854: The Violin – George Dubourg (Robert Cocks & Co / ?)

1885: Violin Making -As it was and is – Ed. Heron-Allen (Ward Lock Ltd. / ISBN 706310454)

1900: An Historical Sketch of the Violin and its master makers – R.R. and Sons Co. (printed for Lyon & Healy) Donnelley (Lakeside Press / Manchester Public Library)

1902: Antonio Stradivari His Life and Work – William Hill & Sons (Dover Publications / ISBN 486204251)

1905: The Violin – William Henley (The Strad / #13)

1948: Treatise on Instrumentation – Hector Berlioz & Strauss (Dover Publications / ISBN 0486269035)

1950: Violins & Violinists – Franz Farga (Rockliff Publishing Corporation Ltd / ?)

1965: An Encyclopedia of the Violin – Alberto Bachmann (Da Capo Press / ISBN 306800047)

1967: The Violin – Theodore Rowland Entwistle (Dover Publications / ISBN 340059923)

1981: Jazz Violin – Matt Glaser & Grappelli (Oak Publications / ISBN 0825601940)

1984: Book of the Violin – Dominic Gill (Phaidon Press Ltd. / ISBN 0714822868)

1984: Physics of the Violin – Lothar Cremer (The MIT Press / ISBN 0262031027)

1984: The New Violin – Linda Smith (Music Works / vol.28, pages 3-5)

1985: Violin Technique and Performance Practice in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries – Robin Stowell (Cambridge University Press / ISBN 521232791)

1985: Viols, Violins and Virginals – Jennifer A. Charlton (Ashmolean Museum / ISBN 090784944X )

1989: Music for Solo Violin Unaccompanied – A catalogue – Harry Edlund (Peter Marcan Publications / ISBN 2080136232)

1992: The Violin Explained Components Mechanism and Sound – James Beament (Clarendon Press / ISBN 198166230)

1992: Violin – Edited Robin Stowell (Cambridge University Press / ISBN 521390238)

1996: The Violin – Yehudi Menuhin (Flammarion / ISBN 2080136232)

1999: Reinventing the Violin – Daniel Trueman (Daniel Trueman / ?)

2001: The Early Violin and Viola – Robin Stowell (Cambridge University Press / ISBN 521625556)

2003: Violin An Easy Guide – Chris Coetzee (New Holland Publishers / ISBN 1843303329)

19??: Bluegrass Fiddle Styles – ? ? (Mel Bay Publications Inc / ?)

19??: Something New – Dennis Rooney (The Strad? / ?)

 

 

 

VIOLIN PLAYERS

 

1880: Biographical Notice of Nicolo Paganini – F.J. Fetis (Schott & Co. / ?)

1953: Joe Venuti and his Blue Violin – James Baxter, inspired by Robert White (Privately published, Philadelphia? / ?)

1953: Paganini – Renee de Saussine (Hutchinson & Co Ltd / ?)

1957: Paganini The Genoese – G.I.C. de Courcy (University of Oklahoma Press / ?)

1959: The Jazz Scene – Francis Newton (Macgibbon & Kee / Jazz book Club 26)

1968: Tartini His Life and Times – Prof. Dr. Lev Ginsburg (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 876665903)

1969: Szigeto on the Violin – Joseph Szigeti (Dover Publications / ISBN 048623763X)

1976: Unfinished Journey – Yehudi Menuhin (Macdonald and Jane’s / ISBN 354041460)

1979: Paganini – Leslie Sheppard & Axelrod (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 876666187)

1980: Paganini His Life and Times – John Sugden (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 087666642X)

1980: The Great Violinists – Margaret Campbell (Robson Books / ISBN 1861056230)

1980: Ysa? Prof. Dr. Lev Ginsburg (Paganiniana Publications Inc / ISBN 876666209)

1982: Paganini A Biography – Alan Kendall (Chappell & Company Ltd / ISBN 241108454)

1982: Virtuoso The LIfe and art of… – Harvey Sachs (Thames & Hudson / ISBN 500012865)

1991: Pure at Heart – Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 907954154)

1993: Fable Bulletin Violin Improvisation Studies – Edited Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 0907954456)

1993: Fuzz Acid and Flowers – A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975) – Vernon Joynson (Borderline Productions / ISBN 1899855068)

1994: Psychedelic Psounds – Interviews from A to Z with 60s Psychedelic and Garage Bands – Allan Vorda (Borderline Productions / ISBN 0951287591)

1995: Desert Sands / Up Jumped The Devil – Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 0907954251)

1995: Tapestry of Delights, The – The comprehensive guide to British music of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive eras 1963-1976 – Vernon Joynson (Borderline Productions / ISBN 1899855009)

1996: Violin sans Frontieres – Joanna Pieters (The Strad / October)

1997: The Devil’s Box Masters of Southern Fiddling – Charles Wolfe (Country Music Foundation Press / ISBN 826513247)

1998: Tony Conrad – Fiddler on the Hoof – Richard Henderson (The Wire / Issue 170)

1998: Up Jumped The Devil – Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / Supplement only available with Desert Sands)

1999: Black Gypsy – Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 090795426X)

2000: Japanese Independent Music – Frank Stofer (Sonore / ISBN 2951564406)

2001: John Cale – Inside the Dream Syndicate – Edwin Pouncey (The Wire / Issue 206)

2001: Up Yours! A Guide to UK Punk, New Wave and early post Punk – Vernon Joynson (Borderline Productions / ISBN 1899855130)

2002: Pure at Heart 2 Anecdotes & Interviews – Edited Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett Publishers / ISBN 0907954340)

2002: The Dark Reign of Gothic Rock – Dave Thompson (Helter Skelter Publishing / ISBN 190092448X)

2005: Joe Venuti – Never Before? Never Again – Edited Richard Niles Romano (Mel Bay Publications Inc / ISBN 0786641312)

 

 

 

VIOLIN TECHNIQUE

 

1751: The Art of Playing on the Violin – Francesco Geminiani (Musica Repartita / Op.9)

1756: A Treatise on the Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing – Leopold Mozart (Oxford University Press / O/XP3602?)

1771: An Easy method of producing on the violin the harmonic sounds in all the major and minor keys – Joseph Barnabe Saint-Sevin Abbe (Junior) (R.Cocks & Co. (publishers) / Manchester Public Library (Rs811 Ac72))

1797: A Complete Treatise on Harmonics for the Violin – Bartolommeo Campagnoli (? / Manchester Public Library (s811 Cc81))

1829: The Art of Paganin’s Violin Playing – Carl Guhr (Novello / ?)

1832: Spohr’s Violin School – Louis Spohr rev. & ed. Holmes (Boosey & Co / ?)

1835: The Art of the Violin – Pierre M.F de Sales Baillot (Northwestern University Press / ISBN 0810107546)

1901: School of Violin Technique – Otakar Sevcik (Bosworth & Co. Ltd / BoE 3529)

1904: Neue Methode des Flageolettspiels – Paolo Felis (Steingraber – Verlag / Manchester Public Library)

1911: Basic Studies – Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer Inc / O205)

1921: The Artist’s Technique of Violin Playing – D.C. Dounis (Carl Fischer Inc / ISBN 0825801478)

1921: Violin Playing As I Teach it – Leopold Auer (Gerarld Duckworth & Co Ltd. / ?)

1924: Scale System – Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer Inc / ISBN 0825801788)

1924: The Art of Violin Playing – Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer / ISBN 0825801354)

1924: The Art of Violin Playing – Daniel Melsa (Foulsham & Co. Ltd / ?)

1924: Violin Harmonics – what they are and how to play them – C.E. Jacomb (The Strad (No.25) / ISBN 0825801362)

1925: Harmonics in Theory and Practice for the violin – Rebecca Wilder Holmes (Carl Fischer American Academic Series No.30 / Manchester Public Library (811 Hs45))

1925: Theory of Harmonics – Henryk Heller (N. Simrock / Nr. 729a-g)

1931: Problems of Tone Production – Carl Flesch (Carl Fischer Inc / O2358)

1934: Tecnica dei Suoni Armonici per Violino – Michelangelo Abbado (G.Ricordi & Co. Milano / E.R.1621-1625)

1948? Violin Harmonics and the Pizzicato – Ferdinand David (Carl Fischer’s Music Library / No.462)

1953: Violin Technique – Notes for players and teachers – Andre Mangeot (Dennis Dobson Ltd. / 50959G)

1962: Principles of Violin Playing – Ivan Galamian (Prentice-Hall Inc / LCCC 6214019)

1964: Senso-Motor Study and its Application to Violin Playing – Dr. Frederick F. Polnauer & Marks (American String Teachers Association / 2nd edition)

1968: The Violin and I – Kato Havas (Bosworth & Co. Ltd / ?)

1971: System of Harmonics – Recised & Edited Adam Heller (N. Simrock / Nr. 3142)

1977: All-Interval Scale Book Including a Chart of Harmonics for the Violin – Paul Zukovsky (G. Schirmer / A-1185a)

1985: The Violin – Harmonics: Classification and New Techniques – Enzo Porta (Ricordi / E.R.2848)

1986: Life Class – Yehudi Menuhin (William Heinemann / ISBN 0434463000)

1988: Left-Hand Violin Technique – Ruggiero Ricci (G. Schirmer / Ed. 3557)

1996: The Secret Life of the Cello Strings: Harmonics for Cellists – R.Caroline Bosanquet (SJ Music / ISBN 095282020X)

2001: The Contemporary Violin: Extended Performance Techniques – Patricia & Allen Strange (University of California Press / ISBN 520224094)

2004: Ring Tones – Laura Reed (The Strad / October)

 

 

 

OTHER, GENERAL

 

1771: Principles and Power of Harmony – Giuseppe Tartini trans. Stillingfleet (J. & H. Hughs / ?)

1906: The Romance of Modern Electricity – Charles R. Gibson (Seeley & Co Ltd / ?)

1909: Story of the Electric Organ – J.W. Hinton (Bardon Enterprises / ISBN 0952818434)

1910: The Electric Violin Player – Walter C Beecher (Modern Electrics, Publication / July)

1925: On Music, Our Musical Future, The New Generation – Thomas Edison (The Diary / ?)

1933: The British Encyclopedia – J.M. Parrish, Crossland & Pappoport (Oldhams Press Ltd / ?)

1937: Science and Music – Sir James Jeans (Dover Publications / ISBN 0486619648)

1942: The Music Goes Round – F.W. Gaisberg (Macmillan Company / Manchester Public Library (789.75GB45))

1950: Music – its Story and Enjoyment – Editor Lord Gorell (New Educational Library / ?)

1954: The World of Music – Edited K.B. Sandved (The Waverley Book Company / ?)

1956: Joe Batten’s Book – Joe Battern (Rockliff Publishing Corporation Ltd / ?)

1959: Collins Encyclopedia of Music – Sir Jack Westrup & Harrison (Chancellor Press / ISBN 0907486495)

1963: An Anthology – La Monte Young (La Monte Young / LCCC 6717544)

1963: The Language of Modern Music – Donald Mitchell (Faber & faber / ISBN 0571049346)

1968: The Philips Tape Recording Book – Frederick Purves (The Focal Press / ISBN 240449592)

1977: Veteran Talking Machines – the Phonautograph – Brian Jewell (Midas Books / ?)

1979: Performance Art – Rose Lee Goldberg (Thames & Hudson / ISBN 0500202141)

1980: American Minimal Music – Wim Mertens (Kahn Averill / ISBN 1871082005)

1982: The Incredible Music Machine – Russell Miller (Quartet Books Ltd / ISBN 0704323249)

1983: Industrial Culture Handbook – V. Vale & Juno (Re/Search Publications / ISBN 0940642077)

1985: Noise – The Political Economy of Music – Jacques Attali (University of Minnesota Press / ISBN 0816612870)

1986: The Art of Noises – Luigi Russolo (Pendragon Press / ISBN 0918728576)

1987: Edison, Musicians, and the Phonograph – John & Susan Harvith & Harvith (Greenwood Press / ISBN 0313253935)

1987: The Recording Angel – Evan Eisenberg (Yale University Press / ISBN 0300099045)

1988: Revolutions in Sound – Dr. Christopher H. Roads (The British Library / ?)

1989: Stockhausen on Music – Karlheinz Stockhausen (Marion Boyars / ISBN 0714528870)

1990: New Sounds – the Virgin Guide to New Music – John Schaefer (W.H. Allen & Co Plc / ISBN 0060970812)

1992: Healing Sounds – The Power of Harmonics – Jonathan Goldman (Healing Arts Press / ISBN 0892819936)

1992: Stockhausen – A Biography – Michael Kurtz (Faber & faber / ISBN 057117146X)

1993: The Harmony of the Spheres – Joscelyn Godwin (Inner Traditions International / ISBN 0892812656)

1993: The Music of the Spheres – Jamie James (Abacus / ISBN 0349105421)

1996: Telegraphic Repeating Instrument – ? ? (Microsoft Encarta / ?)

1997: EMI the first 100 years – Peter Martland (B.T. Batsford Ltd / ISBN 0713462078)

1997: Music of the Whole Earth – David Reck (Da Capo Press / ISBN 0306807491)

1998: Figuring the fiddles – Jennifer Paterson (Music Teacher / ?)

1998: Noise Pollution – History of the Loudspeaker – Barry Blake-Coleman (Inventors World / ?)

2001: History of Great Inventions – James Dyson (Constable & Robinson Ltd / ISBN 1841196177)

2003: The Cable – The Wire That Changed The World – Gillian Cookson (Tempus Publishing / ISBN 0752423665)

2005: Electric Universe – David Bodans (Little, Brown / ISBN 0316861820)