This early works is a fascinating insight into the life of Arditi and is fully illustrated throughout. Arditi has known everybody of note in the musical world throughout the past six decades. From his earliest childhood upwards he has deserved and obtained encouragement and support, and his recollections of bygone days are full of kind and affectionate memories..... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.