Musical wind instruments; with an introduction to the Da Capo edition by Himie Voxman.


New York, Da Capo Press, 1965.

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Subjects Blaasinstrumenten.
Wind instruments.
Description xi, xv, 381 pages including 30 plates on 15 leaves. illustrations, music 24 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes "A Da Capo reprint edition."
"Fingering charts": pages 333-339.
Originally published by Macmillan in 1939.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-324).
Contents Introduction -- Preface -- Abbreviations, et cetera -- Classification of wind instruments -- Sound generators and resonators -- Practical acoustics -- The shortening-hole system of the wood-wind instruments -- The lengthening slide and valve systems of the brass instruments -- Summary of wind instruments -- The mechanics of wood-wind instruments : open and closed keys ; Key protections ; Flat and cupped keys ; Plugs ; Hinged keys ; Ring-keys ; Key mounts ; rings, blocks, saddles, pillars ; Horizontal rod-axle ; Springs ; Joints ; Tuning devices -- The mechanics of brass instruments : Piston and rotary valves ; History ; Box valves ; Schubventil ; Berliner-pumpen ; Vienna valve ; Périnet valve ; Rotary valve ; Other valves ; Compensation devices ; Tuning-slides and bits ; Shanks and crooks -- The transverse flute : The keyless flute ; The one-keyed conical flute ; 4-to-8-keyed flutes ; The Boehm flute ; Smaller and larger flutes ; piccolo and bass flutes -- Whistle-flutes : Recorders ; Flageolets ; Tabor-pipe ; Double and triple flageolets -- The oboe : Shawms (Pommer, Bombard) ; Krumhorn ; Rauschpfeifen ; Bassanelli and Schreierpfeifen ; 18th-century oboe ; 19th-century oboe ; Oboe d'amore ; Tenor oboe ; Cor anglais ; Bass or baritone oboes ; Heckelphone -- The clarinet : Chalumeau ; 18th-century clarinet ; 19th-century clarinet ; 13-keyed clarinet ; Boehm clarinet ; Liebesklarinette ; Alto-tenor clarinets ; Basset-horn ; Bass clarinet ; Contrabass clarinet -- The saxophone : Alto-fagotto ; Saxophone family ; Octavin ; Heckelphon-klarina ; Tárogató -- The bassoon : Phagotum ; One-piece bassoon ; 18th-century bassoon ; 19th-century bassoon ; French and German bassoons ; Double bassoons ; Smaller bassoons ; Sarrusophone ; Sordune and kindred instrumentss ; Racket and Tartöld -- The horn : Closely-coiled horns ; Open-hooped horns ; Cor de chasse, Waldhorn ; Valve horns ; French and German horns -- The trumpet : Natural trumpet ; Keyed trumpet ; Stopping trumpet ; Slide trumpet ; Valve trumpet -- The cornet : Cornet-á-pistons ; Cornopean -- The trombone : Sackbut ; Slide trombone ; Valve trombone -- The cornett : Serpent, bass-horn, keyed bugle and ophicleid -- Bugle-horns : Flügelhorn ; Tenor horn ; Baritione and euphonium ; Tuba and bombardon ; Saxhorns and other group-instruments -- Bibliography : A and B -- Description of instruments shown in the plates.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)604460
(OCoLC)ocm00604460
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WorldCat Identities Carse, Adam, 1878-1958.
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