ISBN-13: 9780521565226
Veröffentl: 13.10.1997
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 364
Gewicht: 620 g
Format: 249x175x24 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments

Cambridge Companions to Music

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An invaluable overview of the history, technical and musical development of brass instruments.
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.
THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO BRASS INSTRUMENTS provides an overview of the history of brass instruments, and their technical and musical development. Much of the volume is devoted to the way brass instruments have been used in classical music, but there are also important contributions on the ancient world, non-Western music, vernacular and popular traditions, and the rise of jazz. 42 photos.

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ISBN-13:: 9780521565226
ISBN: 0521565227
Erscheinungsjahr: 13.10.1997
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Gewicht: 620g
Seiten: 364
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 249x175x24 mm, 42 b/w illus. 6 tables 23 music examples