Synopses & Reviews
Informative overview of wind instruments used in European orchestras, military, and other wind bands during the past 400 years. Well-illustrated passages describe various types and sizes of woodwinds (flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons) and brass (trumpets, cornets, horns, trombones, bugles, and related instruments). Includes 30 photos, 41 drawings and diagrams, and 11 charts.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-324) and index.