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The history of music in fifty instruments
Written in English
Profiling one at a time the instruments that have joined the orchestra from the Baroque era of the 1600s up to the modern age, the author describes the history of music since orchestras first took the formal shape familiar to us today. The origin and development of each instrument is describe, along with brief information on the instrument makers, composers, and musicians who have made them famous.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-219), web resources (page 219), and index.
|Statement||written by Philip Wilkinson|
|LC Classifications||ML460 .W55 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||2014900697|
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The History of Music in Fifty Instruments by Phillip Wilkinson (Firefly Books ) (). This book begins with the first instruments mankind created and played, and it covers The history of music in fifty instruments book changes made to the instruments over time/5(11).
The history of music in fifty instruments. [Philip Wilkinson] -- Wilkinson charts the evolution of musical instruments, profiling the instruments that have joined the orchestra from the Baroque era of the s up to the modern age.
As the author (Amazing Buildings) works his way through the fifty instruments of the orchestra—the strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion—tracing their origin and. The History of Music in Fifty Instruments (Book): Wilkinson, Philip: The year story of music told by the instruments that make an orchestra.
The History of Music in 50 Instruments outlines musical history in well-written nuggets of information. The book lists the 50 instruments chronologically in the woodwind, brass, percussion and string sections of an orchestra. The classic instruments are included -- violin, The history of music in fifty instruments book, flute, oboe, clarinet, harp and more.
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It traverses five continents and every stage of evolution, from primitive rattles and bull-roarers to the electric organ. Author Curt Sachs, The history of music in fifty instruments book of the world's most distinguished musicologists, combines rich scholarship with personal insight in a remarkable fusion of music.
This is a well written book, elegantly designed for classical music lovers. The history of music in fifty instruments book It describes in details the unique history of each instrument, design and built. You may not be interested in reading about all the fifty selected instruments, but you will definitely enjoy learning about the instruments you are interested in/5.
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It traverses five continents and every stage of evolution, from primitive rattles and bull-roarers to the electric organ. Author Curt Sachs, one of Brand: Dover Publications. Among the percussion instruments were bells, cymbals, sistrum, tabret, hand drums, and tambourines.
Percussion instruments are those producing tones by being struck in various ways and have been used by bands and orchestras throughout history. The tabret, or timbrel, was a small hand-drum used for festive occasions. The development of instruments, written music, new genres, such as the prelude, fantasia, toccata, ricercare, canzona and the sonata, led to the spread of instrumental music.
The creation of the first recognised opera, Dafne, in by Jacopo Peri marked the beginning of Baroque period for music. Musical instrument, any device for producing musical sound. The principal types of such instruments, classified by the method of producing sound, are percussion, stringed, keyboard, wind, and electronic.
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The book is divided into two parts (– and –), each of which approaches the major repertory of the period by way of essays investigating the intellectual and socio-political history of the time.
The music itself is discussed in five central chapters within each part, amplified by essays on topics such as popular culture. Music history, sometimes called historical musicology, is a highly diverse subfield of the broader discipline of musicology that studies music from a historical point of view.
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