The Harvard Dictionary of Music

The Harvard Dictionary of Music

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This comprehensive single-volume music reference covers a wide range of topics, including all styles of Western music as well as the music of Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, with articles by experts, short qquick referenceq essays, and a wide range of instruments. (Performing Arts)verse flutes and *shakuhachis; or the air may be wind- driven, as with the buhl parinda, a large (up to 10 m long) aeolian ... A flute can be further classified by the shape of its air cavity: it may be *globular as in the ocarina, a horizontally held tube like ... 1760) began to build flutes with added keys to play Bb, G(t, and F, notes hitherto produced effectively enough by ... and other performers in England , France, and Germany achieved widespread fame as solo performers on keyed flutes.

Title:The Harvard Dictionary of Music
Author:Don Michael Randel
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2003


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