The History of Musical Instruments

The History of Musical Instruments

By Curt Sachs Book Item: 06-452654

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This first comprehensive history of musical instruments, this book ranges from prehistoric times to the 20th century. It traverses five continents and every stage of evolution, from primitive rattles and bull-roarers to the electric organ. Author Curt Sachs, one of the world's most distinguished musicologists, combines rich scholarship with personal insight in a remarkable fusion of music, anthropology, and the fine arts.

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Series: Dover Edition
Author: Curt Sachs
Format: Book
Item Number: 06-452654
ISBN 10: 0-486-45265-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-486-45265-4
UPC: 9780486452654

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