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Saxophone
ISBN: HB: 9780300100419, Yale University Press, January 2013
352 pp., 23.4x19 cm
In the first fully comprehensive study of one of the world's most iconic musical instruments, Stephen Cottrell examines the saxophone's full social, historical and cultural trajectory, and considers how and why this instrument, with its idiosyncratic...
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£35,00
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Bassoon
ISBN: HB: 9780300118292, Yale University Press, June 2012
352 pp., 23.4x19 cm, 15 musical examples, 68 black&white illus.
This welcome volume encompasses the entire history of the bassoon, from its origins five centuries ago to its place in 21st-century music. James Kopp draws on new archival research and many years of experience playing the instrument to provide an up-...
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£65,00
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Trumpet
ISBN: HB: 9780300112306, Yale University Press, February 2012
352 pp., 23.4x19 cm, musical examples throughout, 45 black&white illus.
In the first major book devoted to the trumpet in more than two decades, John Wallace and Alexander McGrattan trace the surprising evolution and colourful performance history of one of the world's oldest instruments. They chart the introduction of th...
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£30,00
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Clarinet
ISBN: HB: 9780300102826, Yale University Press, February 2008
352 pp., 23.4x19 cm, 90 black&white illus.
The clarinet has a long and rich history as a solo, orchestral and chamber musical instrument. In this broad-ranging account Eric Hoeprich, a performer, teacher and expert on historical clarinets, explores its development, repertoire and performance...
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£35,00
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Oboe
ISBN: PB: 9780300100532, Yale University Press, January 2004
352 pp., 23.4x19 cm, discography, 45 black&white illus., 20 colour illus.
The oboe, including its earlier forms the shawm and the hautboy, is an instrument with a long and rich history. In this book two distinguished oboist-musicologists trace that history from its beginnings to the 21st century, discussing how and why the...
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£25,00
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Timpani and Percussion
ISBN: PB: 9780300095005, Yale University Press, May 2002
320 pp., 23.4x19 cm, 17 colour plates, 42 black&white illus.
A history of percussion instruments from the Old Stone Age to the present day. Jeremy Montagu, a performer, historian, and curator of musical instruments, discusses common and uncommon percussion instruments from all parts of the world, tracing their...
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£19,00
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Flute
ISBN: PB: 9780300094985, Yale University Press, May 2002
352 pp., 23.4x19 cm, 20 colour plates, 45 black&white illus.
The story of the flute in the musical life of Europe and North America from the 12th century to the 21st. It seeks to illustrate the relationship that has bound the instrument, its music, and performance technique together through eight centuries of...
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£42,00
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