Frame Drums in the Medieval Iberian Peninsula


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Frame Drums in the Medieval Iberian Peninsula

Frame drums were common percussion instruments in the medieval Iberian Peninsula, used in both sacred and secular music. Mauricio Molina, a historical musicologist, examines several facets of the use of frame drums through an interdisciplinary analysis of both literary sources and live traditions.

In 2010, the American Musical Instrument Society awarded this book with the Nicolas Besseraboff Prize as "Book of the Year."   

198 pages; 9.5 x 7 inches; hardcover; ISBN: 978-3-937734-71-2

 

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