Non-western & Obsolete Instruments

Non-western & Obsolete Instruments

Book - 2001
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The Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments traces the evolution of traditional families of instruments found in music, the not-so-familiar instruments from which they developed, and the most significant examples of ethnic equipment found in different cultures around the world. The stimulating texts are complemented by some 300 illustrations.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, 2001
ISBN: 9780791060957
Branch Call Number: j784.1903 DEA
Characteristics: 45 p. : ill. (some col.)


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Sep 06, 2010

Fun to read. I found it interesting that neighbouring countries that have the same instrument call it by a slightly different name, and I don't think it's just because of pronounciation, but I could be wrong.

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