World Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments, Paperback / softback Book

World Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments Paperback / softback


The art of music-making has existed for thousands of years.

This fascinating book begins with a history of music-making, posing the questions "What is music?" and "What is a musical instrument?".

A visual directory is organized according to families of instruments: strings, woodwind and brass, percussion and keyboards, as well as a section on the voice.

Comprehensively written and beautifully illustrated with over 450 photographs, the book covers a wide range of instruments and their historical relatives.

It also provides a complete history of music-making and the orchestra, making it an indispensable reference for music lovers everywhere.




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