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Musical instruments : their history in western culture from the stone age to the present

Author: Karl Geiringer; Bernard Miall
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1945.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Geiringer, Karl, 1899-1989.
Musical instruments, their history in western culture from the stone age to the present.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1945
(OCoLC)639458402
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Geiringer; Bernard Miall
OCLC Number: 2571292
Notes: "The American edition is, apart from minor corrections of the text, and changes in the illustrations, identical with the original edition ... published in England."--Preface.
Description: xviii pages, 2 leaves, 3-278 pages : frontispiece, illustrations (including music), xxvi plates on 13 leaves, diagrams ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Acoustics of Musical Instruments --
1. Prehistory and Antiquity --
2. The Early Middle Ages (to 1300) --
3. The Late Middle Ages (1300-1500) --
4. The Renaissance (The Sixteenth Century) --
5. Baroque and Rococo (1600-1750) --
6. The Classical Period (1750-1810) --
7. From the Romantic Period to the Present Day (1810-1940).
Responsibility: Karl Geiringer ; translated by Bernard Miall.

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