Antique Illustrated Book the Wind Band and Its Instruments by Arthur a Clappe C1911

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Antique book "The Wind Band and Its Instruments" their history, construction, acoustics, technique and combination for bandmasters, bandsmen, students and the general reader, by Arthur A Clappe copyright 1911.

With numerous illustrations.

Measures 7.5 inches tall, 5.25 inches wide. 208 pages.

Condition: The cover is gilded and appears to have some water damage as it is curved, pencil writing on interior cover, title page is loose and has some pencil writing, some spotting/staining, corner bumps, nice clean pages.

Contents:

Wind and String Instruments in General

Classification of Band Instruments

On Acoustics of Wind Instruments

Discrepancies of Tune in Piston Instruments

On Formation of Wind-Bands

Single-Reed Instruments: the Clarionet, the Saxophone

Double-Reed Instruments: The Oboe, Cor Anglais, Bassoon, Sarrusophone

Open Pipes with Side-Blown Mouth Hole: Flutes

Brass Instruments With Cupped Mouthpiece: The French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Cornet and Saxhorns

Instruments of Percussion: Kettledrums, Side Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Glockenspiel, Bells, Xylophone, Triangle, Traps

The Bandmaster

Some Fallacies as to Wind Instruments

Tone Color and Tone Building in the Wind-Band

Musical Dynamics in the Wind-Band

Technique in the Wind-Band

Ensemble in the Wind-Band

Antoine Joseph Sax, the Father of Modern Wind-Instrument Construction

Acknowledgements

Index


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