The History of Musical Instruments and Music-making: A Complete History of Musical Forms and the Orchestra

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Southwater, 2001 - Music - 96 pages
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This comprehensive reference investigates the principal ancient civilizations with regard to key developments and musical traditions. The text focuses on different methods of music-making, explains how the string and bow create sound, the tonal quality of single and double reeds, etc. and information about famous players.

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Wade-Matthews is a freelance writer and historian. For four years he was the editor of the American Civil War magazine, House Divided, and is the author of several history books. His main areas of expertise are music and genealogy, and he is also a family history researcher. He himself plays the horn.

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