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The Cambridge companion to brass instruments

Author: Trevor Herbert; John Wallace
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2011.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to music.; Cambridge companions complete collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although the greatest part of this volume is devoted to the western art music tradition, there are important contributions on the ancient world, non-western music, vernacular and popular traditions, and the rise of jazz.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Herbert; John Wallace
ISBN: 1139002031 9781139002035
OCLC Number: 780741681
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
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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.

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