The art of music-making has existed for thousands of years. This fascinating book begins with a history of music-making, posing the questions What is music? and What is a musical instrument? . A visual directory is organized according to families of instruments: strings, woodwind and brass, percussion and keyboards, as well as a section on the voice. Comprehensively written and beautifully illustrated with over 450 photographs, the book covers a wide range of instruments and their historical relatives. It also provides a complete history of music-making and the orchestra, making it an indispensable reference for music lovers everywhere.
Author : Max Wade-Matthews Release : 2017-09-08 Publisher : Southwater ISBN : 9781846814754 File Size : 40.36 MB Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi Download : 761 Read : 946