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The Classical Mandolin
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The Classical Mandolin

by Paul Sparks
 
A "hidden" instrument in the classical music world, the mandolin's repertoire of original music remains largely unknown. The Classical Mandolin examines the lives and works of the mandolin's great composers and, together with Sparks's earlier The Early Mandolin (Oxford, 1989), provides the first comprehensive survey of the instrument's history. The book also explores

Overview

A "hidden" instrument in the classical music world, the mandolin's repertoire of original music remains largely unknown. The Classical Mandolin examines the lives and works of the mandolin's great composers and, together with Sparks's earlier The Early Mandolin (Oxford, 1989), provides the first comprehensive survey of the instrument's history. The book also explores aspects of technique and looks at present-day orchestras and soloists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195173376
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Oxford Early Music Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Sparks is a freelance writer and performer.

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