The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

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The second edition of this magisterial reference work provides detailed information on all the most important musical instruments of the world, along with some that are less well-known but of particular significance. Unlike the first edition, there are no entries on repertoire or performance practice; the focus is on the expanding field of organology - the history, design, technology and functions of musical instruments; with entries on related topics such as instrument-makers, playing techniques, pitch and tuning.

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The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

Second Edition (Five Volumes)

Hardback4192pp Illustrated278x214mm

9780199350308     Product Code: 225334

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The second edition of this magisterial reference work provides detailed information on all the most important musical instruments of the world, along with some that are less well-known but of particular significance. Unlike the first edition, there are no entries on repertoire or performance practice; the focus is on the expanding field of organology - the history, design, technology and functions of musical instruments; with entries on related topics such as instrument-makers, playing techniques, pitch and tuning.

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