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Woodwind instruments and their history.

Baines, Anthony.

Woodwind instruments and their history.

by Baines, Anthony.

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Published by Faber .
Written in English


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Pagination384p.
Number of Pages384
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  Woodwind Instruments and Their History by Anthony Baines, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(15). Woodwind Instruments & Their History, Anthony Baines, ISBN , Nov. , Dover Pub., with Bagpipe plates Highland Bagpipe Makers, Jeannie Campbell, Magnus Orr Publishing, , ISBN

This book provides a fascinating history of woodwind instruments, and it had helped me to understand how the different variations of instruments came about. You don't need the book to play instruments, but I like to know more about their context and history. For that, this book is well worth buying/5(13). Wind instrument - Wind instrument - The history of Western wind instruments: In the field of organology, or the study of musical instruments, the name Curt Sachs looms so large that, despite the studies undertaken since his death in , no one has yet achieved his eminence. The origins of musical instruments extend to prehistoric times, and frequently only fantastic .

Products > BOOKS > "Woodwind Instruments and Their History" by Anthony Baines and originality, this superior study by a leading authority on woodwind instruments is considered the definitive work on the subject. Anthony Baines, a well-known English musicologist, conductor, instrumentalist and curator of the Bate Collection of Historical. From the Publisher "This excellent book ought to be in every library." — Musical Times Widely acclaimed for its scholarship, comprehensiveness, and originality, this superior study by a leading authority is considered the definitive work on woodwind instruments.


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Anthony Baines (–97) specialized in a branch of musicology known as organology. He produced a wide variety of works on the history of musical instruments and was a founding member of the Galpin Society, formed to further research into the history, construction, development, and use of musical by: This book provides a fascinating history of woodwind instruments, and it had helped me to understand how the different variations of instruments came about.

You don't need the book to play instruments, but I like to know more about their context and history. For that, this book is well worth buying/5(15). Widely acclaimed for its scholarship, comprehensiveness, and originality, this superior study by a leading authority is considered the definitive work on woodwind instruments.

Author Anthony Baines musicologist, conductor, instrumentalist, and curator of the Bate Collection of Historical Wind Instruments at "This excellent book ought to be in /5(16).

By Anthony Baines. Book. This superior study by a leading authority is considered the definitive work on woodwinds. The two-part survey combines a discussion of design and construction with a detailed history of the evolution of instruments from earliest times to the present. Foreword by Sir Adrian Boult.

Includes 75 illustrations, 25 musicalCategory: Textbook-Instrumental. "This excellent book ought to be in every library." &#; Musical TimesWidely acclaimed for its scholarship, comprehensiveness, and originality, this superior study by a leading authority is considered the definitive work on woodwind instruments.

Author Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. "This excellent book ought to be in every library." — Musical TimesWidely acclaimed for its scholarship, comprehensiveness, and originality, this superior study by a leading authority is considered the definitive work on woodwind instruments.

Author Anthony Baines — musicologist, conductor, instrumentalist, and curator of the Bate Collection of Historical Wind Instruments 5/5(1). Woodwind Instruments and Their History This superior study by a leading authority is considered the definitive work on woodwinds.

The two-part survey combines a discussion of design and construction with a detailed history of the evolution of instruments from earliest times to the present. Foreword by Sir Adrian Boult. This book provides a guide to the history of the four main woodwind instruments of the Baroque, the flute, oboe, recorder and bassoon, and this is complemented by a repertoire list for each instrument.

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He produced a wide variety of works on the history of musical instruments and was a founding member of the Galpin Society, formed to further research into the history, construction, development, and use of musical instruments/5(15). Woodwind instruments and their history.

New York, W.W. Norton [] (OCoLC) Online version: Baines, Anthony. Woodwind instruments and their history. New York, W.W. Norton [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Baines; Adrian Boult.

Woodwind instruments and their history. Part One introduces the woodwinds and thoroughly describes each of the orchestral instruments - their design, basic components, construction, variations and idiosyncrasies. Woodwinds primarily in use in military and brass bands and several folk instruments are included as well.

The last 30 years has also seen the standard of performance by professionals on these instruments rise enormously. This book provides a guide to the history of the four main woodwind instruments of the Baroque, the flute, oboe, recorder and bassoon, and this is complemented by a repertoire list for each instrument.

Woodwind Instruments and Their History by Baines, A. Dover Publications, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN   "Woodwind Instruments And Their History" was chosen to be recorded for the blind and dyslexic by RFB & D.

The book was written in the s but apart from some British usages which may be strange to American readers, the book remains fresh and informative.5/5(2). The late 17th century through to the end of the 18th century saw rapid progress in the development of woodwind instruments and the composition of a vast body of music for those instruments.

During this period a large amount of music for domestic consumption was written for a growing amateur market, a market which has regrown in the latter part of the 20th century.

See Article History. Woodwind, any of a group of wind musical instruments, composed of the flutes and reed pipes (i.e., clarinet, oboe, bassoon, and saxophone).

Both groups were traditionally made of wood, but now they may also be constructed of metal. "Woodwind Instruments and Their History" by Anthony Baines. Widely acclaimed for its scholarship, comprehensiveness, and originality, this superior study by a leading authority on woodwind instruments is considered the definitive work on the subject.

This superior study by a leading authority on woodwind instruments is considered the definitive work on the subject, combining a history of woodwinds with detailed descriptions and photographs of the various instruments in use today.

Foreword by Sir Adrian : Baines, Anthony.Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.

Common examples include flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. There are two main types of woodwind instruments: .Just as with the stringed instruments, the smaller woodwinds play higher pitches while the longer and larger instruments play the lower notes.

The woodwind family of instruments includes, from the highest sounding instruments to the lowest, the piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet, E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon and contrabassoon.