"One of the nicest things.is that you don't have to be a musician to love it. It's a browser's delight."--The New York Times
It's the best-looking musical encyclopedia ever! Using a completely visual approach, this ultimate reference has over 4,000 drawings showcasing the evolution of instruments--and music--from primitive whistles to electric guitars (complete with fuzz box and pedal). Exquisite illustrations accompany each entry, with painstaking detail and attention to structure, function, and decoration. Most extraordinary is the range of instruments included: orchestral, popular, classical, ancient, and folk. Classed by family groups, they are cross-referenced with material on geographical distribution and historical periods. Plus scores, diagrams of correct playing techniques, major figures, and other fascinating information provided by over forty researchers, writers, and illustrators, in cooperation with 200 scholars from 20 countries!
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Descripción Sterling Publishing, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110806998474
Descripción Sterling Publishing. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0806998474 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.0387224
Descripción Sterling Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0806998474