The French horn; some notes on the evolution of the instrument and of its technique.

By: Morley-Pegge, RMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Instruments of the orchestra: Publisher: London, E. Benn; 1973Distributor: New York, W.W. Norton Edition: 2nd edDescription: xvii, 222, [17] pages (1 folded) illustrations, music 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0393021718 (W. W. Norton); 9780393021714 (W. W. Norton); 0510366015; 9780510366018; 0510366007 (pbk.); 9780510366001 (pbk.)Subject(s): Horn (Musical instrument) | Horn players | Brass instrument makers | French hornsDDC classification: 788/.41 LOC classification: ML955 | .M67 1973Other classification: LR 11710
Contents:
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.
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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.

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