The World Atlas of Musical Instruments

    The World Atlas of Musical Instruments

    Bozhidar Abrashev; Vladimir Gadjev; Illus. Anton Ravedsky

    HF Ullmann 2014

    Hardback 320pp Illustrated 277x210mm

    9783848000517   Product Code: 23981

    Organized by geographical region, and following the scientific classification of musical instruments according to how the sound is generated, this encyclopedia covers the historical development, construction and playing techniques of instruments ranging from the simplest clappers and scrapers to electric guitars, synthesizers and the complex mechanisms of the modern pipe organ. More than 1,000 original colour illustrations are included to show details of the instruments' design and their relative sizes, together with discussion of significant composers and performers.

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