The history of musical instruments and music-making: a complete history of musical forms and the orchestra
An incisive look into the development of musical instruments, beginning with an investigation of the musical traditions of principal ancient civilizations, the text then moves on to more modern types of instruments and their evolution of sound.
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History of Musical Instruments Folk Music
Music of Ancient Civilizations 14 Military Bands
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