A new edition of the popular children’s book that has fascinated many youngsters and moved them to take up the violin: The fanciful and colorfully illustrated story of a little snail who undertakes the difficult task of finding a voice for her friend the fir tree.
In the form of an enchanting fairy tale Dagmar Glüxman tells and shows how a violin comes into being and how it is played. And the snail? As a symbol of patience and persistence she occupies a place of honor at the end of the neck of the violin.
Dagmar Glüxam is a music historian, violinist, and painter, and a specialist in the music and performance practices of the 17th and 18th centuries. She has published many scholarly works as well as children’s books on the theme of music. She works as a University Docent for Historical Musicology at the University of Vienna, the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, and at the Art University in Ostrava.