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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Trevor Herbert; John Wallace
|Notes:||"Cambridge collections online."
Title from home page (viewed on Oct. 27, 2011).
|Description:||1 online resource (xviii, 341 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits.|
|Contents:||List of illustrations; Notes on the contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Nomenclatures; Introduction Trevor Herbert and John Wallace; 1. Lip-vibrated instruments of the ancient and non-western world Margaret Sarkissian; 2. How brass instruments work Arnold Myers; 3. Design, technology and manufacture before 1800 Robert Barclay; 4. Brass instruments in art music in the Middle Ages Keith Polk; 5. The cornett Bruce Dickey; 6. 'Sackbut': the early trombone Trevor Herbert; 7. The trumpet before 1800 Edward H. Tarr; 8. The horn in the Baroque and Classical periods Thomas Hiebert; 9. Design, technology and manufacture since 1800 Arnold Myers; 10. Keyed brass Ralph T. Dudgeon; 11. The low brass Clifford Bevan; 12. Brass in the modern orchestra Simon Wills; 13. Brass bands and other vernacular brass traditions Trevor Herbert; 14. Playing, learning and teaching brass Ralph T. Dudgeon, Phillip Eastop, Trevor Herbert and John Wallace; 15. The post-classical horn Robert Evans; 16. Jazz, improvisation and brass Roger T. Dean; 17. Brass solo and chamber music from 1800 John Wallace; 18. Frontiers or byways? Brass instruments in avant-garde music Simon Wills; Glossary; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to music.; Cambridge companions complete collection.|
|Other Titles:||Brass instruments|
|Responsibility:||edited by Trevor Herbert and John Wallace.|
An invaluable overview of the history, technical and musical development of brass instruments. ."..a noteworthy addition to the literature." K.R. Dietrich, Choice ."..the Cambridge Companion contains