Morley-Pegge, R.

The French horn; some notes on the evolution of the instrument and of its technique. - 2nd ed. - xvii, 222, [17] pages (1 folded) illustrations, music 23 cm. - Instruments of the orchestra . - Instruments of the orchestra. .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-189) and index.

Preliminary -- The evolution of the instrument -- Valves -- Omnitonic horns -- The evolution of playing technique -- Metals and manufacture -- Miscellanea. On tone : its production and quality ; On "stopped" notes in general, and their production on the B-flat horn ; Mutes ; Bach's nomenclature ; Horn chords -- Biographical notes on a few distinguished players of the past -- List of makers.

0393021718 (W. W. Norton) 9780393021714 (W. W. Norton) 0510366015 9780510366018 0510366007 (pbk.) 9780510366001 (pbk.)

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Horn (Musical instrument)
Horn players.
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French horns

ML955 / .M67 1973

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