Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music

Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music

by Donald Murray Campbell, Arnold Myers, Clive Alan Greated
     
 

Musical Instruments presents the first comprehensive survey to explain how Western musical instruments work, how they developed historically, how they are manufactured, and how they are used to make music. A full glossary and index also contain definitions of technical terms and notes on instruments not included in the text, making this the essential reference for

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Overview

Musical Instruments presents the first comprehensive survey to explain how Western musical instruments work, how they developed historically, how they are manufactured, and how they are used to make music. A full glossary and index also contain definitions of technical terms and notes on instruments not included in the text, making this the essential reference for everyone researching and working with musical instruments and performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198165040
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/09/2004
Pages:
518
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sounds and Sweet Airs
2. Family Relationships
3. Woodwind Instruments with Reeds
4. The Flute Family
5. Bugles and Horns
6. Trumpets and Trombones
7. Percussion Instruments
8. Stringed Instruments Played with a Bow
9. Plucked and Hammered Stringed Instruments
10. Clavichord and Harpsichord
11. The Pianoforte
12. The Pipe Organ
13. Electroacoustic, Electromechanical and Electronic Instruments

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