The Encyclopedia of Music, Musical Instruments and the Art of Music-Making
Max Wade-Matthews and Wendy Thompson present a comprehensive guide to orchestral instruments along with some rare non-Western instruments. The text includes concise summaries on instruments, performers, and composers. Fully illustrated with over 1,000 photographs and illustrations of musical instruments, composers, and the places where they lived and worked, scenes from their ballets or operas, and examples of their original manuscripts.
512 pages; 9 x 7 inches; hardcover; ISBN:13-978-0754824435