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Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Max Wade-Matthews
Categories: Musical instruments
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-08 - Publisher: Southwater

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
Musical Instruments of the World
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Diagram Group
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

Examines the history and mechanical structure of wind, percussion, string, and electronic instruments, discusses ancient and foreign instruments, and offers brief profiles of composers, performers, and inventors responsible for new developments
World Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Max Wade-Matthews
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05 - Publisher:

A comprehensive encyclopedia of musical instruments, covering all sections of the orchestra: strings, woodwind and brass, percussion, keyboards and the voice, as well as historical, rare and non-Western instruments. It also includes: famous players, orchestras and concert halls, and the role of the composer and the conductor; a history of
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Robert Dearling
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments traces the evolution of the traditional "families" of instruments, from earliest times and also profiles the world's instruments past and present.
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Bozhidar Abrashev, Vladimir Gadjev
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-01 - Publisher: Hf Ullmann

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