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Musical wind instruments;

Author: Adam Carse
Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press, 1965.
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Carse, Adam von Ahn, 1878-1958.
Musical wind instruments.
New York, Da Capo Press, 1965
(OCoLC)639815817
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Carse
OCLC Number: 604460
Notes: "A Da Capo reprint edition."
Originally published by Macmillan in 1939.
"Fingering charts": p. 333-339.
Description: xi, xv, 381 pages including 30 plates on 15 leaves. illustrations, music 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Preface --
Abbreviations, etc. --
Classification of wind instruments --
Sound generators and resonators --
Practical acoustics --
The shortening-hole system of the wood-wind instruments --
The lengthening slide and valve systems of the brass instruments --
Summary of wind instruments --
The mechanics of wood-wind instruments : open and closed keys ; Key protections ; Flat and cupped keys ; Plugs ; Hinged keys ; Ring-keys ; Key mounts ; rings, blocks, saddles, pillars ; Horizontal rod-axle ; Springs ; Joints ; Tuning devices --
The mechanics of brass instruments : Piston and rotary valves ; History ; Box valves ; Schubventil ; Berliner-pumpen ; Vienna valve ; Périnet valve ; Rotary valve ; Other valves ; Compensation devices ; Tuning-slides and bits ; Shanks and crooks --
The transverse flute : The keyless flute ; The one-keyed conical flute ; 4-to-8-keyed flutes ; The Boehm flute ; Smaller and larger flutes ; piccolo and bass flutes --
Whistle-flutes : Recorders ; Flageolets ; Tabor-pipe ; Double and triple flageolets --
The oboe : Shawms (Pommer, Bombard) ; Krumhorn ; Rauschpfeifen ; Bassanelli and Schreierpfeifen ; 18th-century oboe ; 19th-century oboe ; Oboe d'amore ; Tenor oboe ; Cor anglais ; Bass or baritone oboes ; Heckelphone --
The clarinet : Chalumeau ; 18th-century clarinet ; 19th-century clarinet ; 13-keyed clarinet ; Boehm clarinet ; Liebesklarinette ; Alto-tenor clarinets ; Basset-horn ; Bass clarinet ; Contrabass clarinet --
The saxophone : Alto-fagotto ; Saxophone family ; Octavin ; Heckelphon-klarina ; Tárogató --
The bassoon : Phagotum ; One-piece bassoon ; 18th-century bassoon ; 19th-century bassoon ; French and German bassoons ; Double bassoons ; Smaller bassoons ; Sarrusophone ; Sordune and kindred instrumentss ; Racket and Tartöld --
The horn : Closely-coiled horns ; Open-hooped horns ; Cor de chasse, Waldhorn ; Valve horns ; French and German horns --
The trumpet : Natural trumpet ; Keyed trumpet ; Stopping trumpet ; Slide trumpet ; Valve trumpet --
The cornet : Cornet-á-pistons ; Cornopean --
The trombone : Sackbut ; Slide trombone ; Valve trombone --
The cornett : Serpent, bass-horn, keyed bugle and ophicleid --
Bugle-horns : Flügelhorn ; Tenor horn ; Baritione and euphonium ; Tuba and bombardon ; Saxhorns and other group-instruments --
Bibliography : A and B --
Description of instruments shown in the plates.
Responsibility: with an introd. to the Da Capo ed. by Himie Voxman.

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