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World Encyclopedia Of Musical Instruments

The art of music-making has existed for thousands of years. This fascinating book begins with a history of music-making, posing the questions "What is music?" and "What is a musical instrument?". A visual directory is organized according to families of instruments: strings, woodwind and brass, percussion and keyboards, as well as a section on the voice. Comprehensively written and beautifully illustrated with over 450 photographs, the book covers a wide range of instruments and their historical relatives. It also provides a complete history of music-making and the orchestra, making it an indispensable reference for music lovers everywhere.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781846814754
Categories BX, Entertainment, Music and Movie, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Lifestyle
Author(s) Max Wade-Matthews
Publisher Hermes House
Pages 256
Format Paperback
Dimensions 16.9cm x 1.4cm x 22.0cm
Weight 0.68 kg
Notes The book images and summary displayed may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.

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