9780785818700

The Complete Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments

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  • ISBN13:

    9780785818700

  • ISBN10:

    0785818707

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/2004
  • Publisher: Book Sales
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Table of Contents

Foreword 8(4)
Part 1 Perception and Reception 12(17)
Culture and the Cult of Listening
12(1)
The Origins of Musical Instruments
12(1)
Organized Sound
13(3)
A Magical Dimension
16(1)
Sound and Tone
16(1)
Hearing
16(13)
Part 2 Classification 29(10)
Organology: the Scientific Study of Musical Instruments
29(10)
Part 3 Instruments 39(194)
Percussion Instruments
39(14)
Noisemakers
53(3)
Scrapers
56(16)
Friction Instruments
72(2)
Wind Instruments
74(1)
Woodwind Instruments
75(28)
Brass Instruments
103(18)
Stringed Instruments
121(52)
Plucked and Struck String Instruments
122(28)
Bowed String Instruments
150(23)
Mouth-organs and Concertinas
173(3)
The Accordion and its Family
176(12)
Organ Music
188(15)
Electronic Instruments
203(10)
Audio Equipment
213(15)
The Voice as a Musical Instrument
228(5)
Internet Resources 233(3)
Glossary of Terms 236(14)
Index 250(3)
Acknowledgements 253(1)
Photographic Credits 254(1)
Bibliography 255

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