Pipe and Strings: Three Historic and Descriptive Sketches

By: Gates, W. Francis

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BD3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some moderately heavy soiling on the spine that is lighter on the front and back boards plus there is a very small bump on the top edges of the front and back board with some slight cloth tearing plus there is some light edge wear along the right edge of the back board with patches of board exposed plus there is some very, very light foxing on the front and back endpapers plus there is some light soiling on the outside paper edges. This book contains three articles on the origins of particular instruments in the Western musical tradition: the organ, the pianoforte or piano, and the violin. They are based on the author's talks before music conservatory students and survey the main points in the development of each insturment. Illustrated with black and white drawings, indexed, 107p.

Title: Pipe and Strings: Three Historic and Descriptive Sketches

Author: Gates, W. Francis

Categories: Music, History of Music, Instruments,

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., John Church Co.: 1895

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: SCW11600

Keywords: Nonfiction Non-fiction Music History Musical Instruments Origin Organ Origins Organ Development Organ Evolution Pianoforte Evolution Piano Ancestry Violin Development Violin Origins Violin,