Timpani and Percussion

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Yale University Press, 1 ene. 2002 - 268 páginas
A history of percussion instruments from the Old Stone Age to the present day. Jeremy Montagu, a performer, historian, and curator of musical instruments, discusses common and uncommon percussion instruments from all parts of the world, tracing their development and use through the ages and across cultures.
 

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The Middle Ages
15
The Renaissance
32
The Early Baroque
53
The High Baroque
71
The Classical period
96
The Romantic period
112
The twentieth century
138
World percussion
165
Playing techniques
198
Notes
212
Bibliography
246
Index
259
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