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Early Music Series #14: The Art of the Trumpet-Maker: The Materials, Tools, and Techniques of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in Nuremberg

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This book is a study of the manufacture of brass instruments, particularly trumpets, in Nuremberg during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Barclay discusses the history of the instrument, the metals used, their chemical and physical structure, solders used, the tools and workshops involved, and techniques of fabrication. He also touches on the philosophy, ethics, and practicality of using historical instruments or accurate facsimiles in modern performance.

Synopsis:

This is a study of the manufacture of brass instruments, particularly the trumpet, in Nuremberg during the 17th and 18th centuries. The book begins with a brief history of the trumpet and an introduction to the changes in style, shape and ornamentation that occurred over 200 years.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-180) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198166054
Author:
Barclay, Robert
Author:
Barclay, R. L.
Author:
null, Robert
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Location:
Oxford :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classical
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Brass
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Woodwinds
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Music | Music History, Western | Baroque
Subject:
Music | Music History, Western | Baroque and Classical
Subject:
Trumpet - Construction - Germany -
Subject:
Music | Music History, Western | Baroque & Classical
Subject:
Music-Books on Woodwinds and Brass
Edition Number:
New paper back ed.
Edition Description:
New Paper Back
Series:
Oxford Early Music Series
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
19960331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
107 illus.
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9.64x7.39x.46 in. 1.05 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This is a study of the manufacture of brass instruments, particularly the trumpet, in Nuremberg during the 17th and 18th centuries. The book begins with a brief history of the trumpet and an introduction to the changes in style, shape and ornamentation that occurred over 200 years.
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