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Reed Instruments: The Montagu Collection

An Annotated Catalogue (Fallen Leaf Reference Books in Music)

by Jeremy Montagu

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Published by The Scarecrow Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exhibition catalogues and specific collections,
  • Woodwind instruments,
  • Musical Instruments And Their Music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Musical Instruments - General,
  • Music / Musical Instruments / General,
  • Musical Instruments - Woodwinds,
  • Reference,
  • Catalogs,
  • Catalogs and collections,
  • England,
  • Montagu, Jeremy,
  • Musical instrument collections,
  • Musical instruments,
  • Oxford

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11320897M
    ISBN 100810839385
    ISBN 109780810839380

    * American Reference Books Annual * Fellow Jeremy Montagu, former curator of the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments and President of the Galpin Society, has written several books already on the histories, origins and development of musical instruments, but this book was written with the particular affection and insight that comes from the. For everyone who's read the Bible and wondered what David's harp, or Nebuchadnezzar's sackbut and cornett really were, Jeremy Montagu, retired curator of Oxford's Bate Collection of Historical Instruments, has composed an astoundingly thorough investigation and explanation of the musical instruments that pepper the pages of Western Civilization's most holy book. This is a detailed study .

    The Bate Collection of Musical Instruments is a collection of historic musical instruments, mainly for Western classical music, from the Middle Ages onwards. It is housed in Oxford University's Faculty of Music near Christ Church on St. Aldate's.. The collection is open to the public and is available for academic study by appointment. The current curator (November ) is Andy Lamb, a former. Montagu, Jeremy () Musical instru-ments of the Bible. Lanham: Scarecrow Press. JEREMY MONTAGU University of Oxford jeremy. montagu @ wadham. uk JEREMY MONTAGU Reed instruments: the Montagu collection: an annotated catalogue. Volume 4 part 2. Fallen Leaf Reference Books in Music, No. Drawings. Bibliography. Lanham, Maryland: The.

      Music must first be defined and distinguished from speech, and from animal and bird cries. We discuss the stages of hominid anatomy that permit music to be perceived and created, with the likelihood of both Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens both being capable. The earlier hominid ability to emit sounds of variable pitch with some meaning shows that music at its simplest level must .   Montagu's appendixes include information about playing techniques and the construction of percussion instruments, and Powell's reference section contains extremely valuable coverage of past and current scholarship on flutes. In addition to being well Reviews: 1.


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It is also an antidote to flash but vapid presentations as a readable organological treatise of modest size, this book 4/4(3). Jeremy Montagu, now retired, was the curator of the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments and lecturer in the Faculty of Music at University of Oxford.

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Jeremy Montagu is a private museum curator in Oxford, United Kingdom. He is a retired Oxford University lecturer and curator of the Bate Collection of Historical Instruments.

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