The Cambridge companion to brass instruments / edited by Trevor Herbert and John Wallace.

Published
  • Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press 1997
Physical description
xviii, 341 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521563437 (hardcover)
  • 0521565227 (pbk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-326) and index.
Contents
  • Lip-vibrated instruments of the ancient and non-western world / Margaret Sarkissian -- How brass instruments work / Arnold Myers -- Design, technology and manufacture before 1800 / Robert Barclay -- Brass instruments in art music in the Middle Ages / Keith Polk -- The cornett / Bruce Dickey -- 'Sackbut' : the early trombone / Trevor Herbert -- The trumpet before 1800 / Edward H. Tarr --- The horn in the Baroque and classical periods / Thomas Hiebert -- Design, technology and manufacture since 1800 / Arnold Myers -- Keyed brass / Ralph T. Dudgeon -- The low brass / Clifford Bevan -- Brass in the modern orchestra / Simon Wills -- Brass bands and other vernacular brass traditions / Trevor Herbert -- Playing, learning and teaching brass / Ralph T. Dudgeon ... [et al.] -- The post-classical horn / Robert Evans -- Jazz, improvisation and brass / Roger T. Dean -- Brass solo and chamber music from 1800 / John Wallace -- Frontiers or byways? Brass instruments in avant-garde music / Simon Wills.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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