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Wade-Matthews, Max | The World Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments

The World Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments

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A comprehensive encyclopedia of musical instruments, covering all sections of hte orchestra: strings, woodwind and brass, percussion, kayboards and the vioce, as well as historica, rare and non-Western instruments.

An illustrated guide to instruments and their historical relatives, with specially commissioned photographs of all the modern instruments.

Famous players, orchestras and concert halls, and the role of the composer and the conductor.

A history of music-making, beginning with man’s first discovery of music and its development in the ancient civilisations of Egypt, Greece, India, China and Japan, charting key turning points such as the invention of the bow and valves, and ending with the modern instruments of the present day.

Includes information on the evolution of the orchestra - from medieval consorts, baroque and classical orchestras, through to the modern symphony orchestra we know today.


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Författare: Wade-Matthews, Max
Förlag: Hermes House, London.
Genre: Konst & Konstvetenskap : Musik
Ämnesord: Musik Historia
Artikelnr: 13786

Bindning & skick: Häftad. 4:o . År: 2002. Omfång: 256 pp. ; ill.. ISBN: 1843096943. Språk: Engelska

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