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Talking Guitar: Conversations with Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-Century American Music

by Jas Obrecht The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9781469631646
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

In this lively collection of interviews, storied music writer Jas Obrecht presents a celebration of the world's most popular instrument...

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Saxophone

by Stephen Cottrell Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9780300100419
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

In the first fully comprehensive study of one of the worlds most iconic musical instruments, Stephen Cottrell examines the saxophones...

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Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

by John Troutman The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9781469627922
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

Since the nineteenth century, the distinct tones of Kika Kila, the Hawaiian steel guitar, have defined the island sound. Here...

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Musical Instruments: Highlights of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

by J Kenneth Moore, Jayson Dobney and E Bradley Strauchen-Scherer Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781588395627
Format:
Pbk 192 pages

Featuring more than 100 extraordinary pieces from around the world and spanning thousands of years, this book displays the astounding...

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Oboe

by Geoffrey Burgess and Bruce Haynes Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2010
ISBN:
9780300100532
Format:
Pb+ 432 pages

The oboe, including its earlier forms the shawm and the hautboy, is an instrument with a long and rich history. In this book two...

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Bassoon

by James Kopp Yale University Press
Pub Date:
07/2012
ISBN:
9780300118292
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

This welcome volume encompasses the entire history of the bassoon, from its origins five centuries ago to its place in twenty-first-century...

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Beethoven's Piano Sonatas: A Short Companion

by Charles Rosen Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2002
ISBN:
9780300090703
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

Beethoven’s piano sonatas form one of the most important collections of works in the whole history of music. Spanning several...

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Language of the Classical French Organ: A Musical Tradition before 1800 2ed

by Fenner Douglass Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/1995
ISBN:
9780300064261
Format:
Pbk 266 pages

The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries witnessed the growth of a unique relationship between the French organ and the music...

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Bells of Russia: History and Technology

by Edward V Williams Princeton Legacy Library
Pub Date:
01/1986
ISBN:
9780691611242
Format:
Pb+ 298 pages

This generously illustrated book records the story of Russia's bells--the thousands of awe inspiring instruments that gave voice...

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Mannerism in Italian Music and Culture, 1530-1630

by Maria Rika Maniates The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780807898154
Format:
Pb+ 698 pages

A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books...

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Harpsichord Owner's Guide: A Manual for Buyers and Owners

by Edward L. Kottick The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
10/1992
ISBN:
9780807843888
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

Kottick presents technical information in an accessible, but entertaining, way: the forms and styles of harpsichords, advice on...

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Piano Roles: Three Hundred Years of Life with the Piano

by James Parakilas Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2002
ISBN:
9780300093063
Format:
Pbk 448 pages

 The piano puts whole worlds of musical sound at the fingertips of one player, evoking the singing of a solo voice, the textural...

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Notes from the Pianist's Bench

by Boris Berman Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2002
ISBN:
9780300093988
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Boris Berman, an internationally known Russian-trained concert pianist and highly respected teacher, here draws on his vast experience...

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C. F. Martin and His Guitars, 1796-1873

by Philip F. Gura The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/2003
ISBN:
9780807828014
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

The Martin is considered the finest acoustic guitar in the world, a distinction it has held for more than 150 years. Philip Gura...

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Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York

by Jayson Dobney Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pub Date:
02/2011
ISBN:
9780300169805
Format:
Pbk 48 pages

In the Italian-American communities in the New York areaa remarkable tradition of stringed instrument making has existed since...

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