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The Resource The encyclopedia of music : instruments of the orchestra and the great composers, Max Wade-Matthews & Wendy Thompson

The encyclopedia of music : instruments of the orchestra and the great composers, Max Wade-Matthews & Wendy Thompson

Label
The encyclopedia of music : instruments of the orchestra and the great composers
Title
The encyclopedia of music
Title remainder
instruments of the orchestra and the great composers
Statement of responsibility
Max Wade-Matthews & Wendy Thompson
Title variation
  • Instruments of the orchestra and the great composers
  • Great composers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IGA
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Wade-Matthews, Max
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML102.I5
LC item number
W32 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
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Thompson, Wendy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Musical instruments
  • Composers
Label
The encyclopedia of music : instruments of the orchestra and the great composers, Max Wade-Matthews & Wendy Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published as separate volumes, "The world encyclopedia of musical instruments" and "The great composers."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
History of music-making and the orchestra: Introduction -- What is music? -- What is a musical instrument -- Music of ancient civilizations -- European music in the first millennium -- Structuring music -- Strings -- Bows -- Reeds -- Valves -- Drum heads and sticks -- Keyboard keys and hammers -- Evolution of the orchestra -- Baroque orchestra (1600-1750) -- Classical orchestra (1750-1830) -- Romantic orchestra (1830-1910) -- Modern symphony orchestra -- Authentic music -- Chamber music -- European national music -- Folk music -- Revolutionary music of the 20th century -- Brass bands -- Military bands -- Country music -- Jazz -- Big bands -- Rock and pop -- Famous string players -- Famous woodwind and brass players -- Famous keyboard and percussion players -- Court composers -- Modern composers -- Role of the conductor -- Famous conductors -- Famous concert halls and orchestras -- Encyclopedia of musical instruments: Introduction -- Strings -- Woodwind and brass -- Percussion -- Keyboards -- Voice -- Composition through the ages: Music as a language -- Emergence of composers -- Baroque forms -- Transition to classicism -- Romantic heyday -- Dawn of a new age -- Music of the future -- Lives and work of the great composers: Introduction -- Middle Ages to the Renaissance -- Baroque era -- Classical period -- Romantic era -- Rise of nationalism -- Later Romantics -- Early twentieth century -- Music since World War II
Control code
1099461
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
512 pages
Isbn
9780681783300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1099461
  • (OCoLC)62752938
Label
The encyclopedia of music : instruments of the orchestra and the great composers, Max Wade-Matthews & Wendy Thompson
Publication
Note
Previously published as separate volumes, "The world encyclopedia of musical instruments" and "The great composers."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
History of music-making and the orchestra: Introduction -- What is music? -- What is a musical instrument -- Music of ancient civilizations -- European music in the first millennium -- Structuring music -- Strings -- Bows -- Reeds -- Valves -- Drum heads and sticks -- Keyboard keys and hammers -- Evolution of the orchestra -- Baroque orchestra (1600-1750) -- Classical orchestra (1750-1830) -- Romantic orchestra (1830-1910) -- Modern symphony orchestra -- Authentic music -- Chamber music -- European national music -- Folk music -- Revolutionary music of the 20th century -- Brass bands -- Military bands -- Country music -- Jazz -- Big bands -- Rock and pop -- Famous string players -- Famous woodwind and brass players -- Famous keyboard and percussion players -- Court composers -- Modern composers -- Role of the conductor -- Famous conductors -- Famous concert halls and orchestras -- Encyclopedia of musical instruments: Introduction -- Strings -- Woodwind and brass -- Percussion -- Keyboards -- Voice -- Composition through the ages: Music as a language -- Emergence of composers -- Baroque forms -- Transition to classicism -- Romantic heyday -- Dawn of a new age -- Music of the future -- Lives and work of the great composers: Introduction -- Middle Ages to the Renaissance -- Baroque era -- Classical period -- Romantic era -- Rise of nationalism -- Later Romantics -- Early twentieth century -- Music since World War II
Control code
1099461
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
512 pages
Isbn
9780681783300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1099461
  • (OCoLC)62752938

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