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ISBN-10: 052136681X

ISBN-13: 9780521366816

Edition: 1990

Authors: Eve E. O'Kelly

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The aim of this work has been to make available to players, composers, teachers and non-specialists practical information needed to approach the recorder with understanding. History, music, technique and the leading figures are discussed.
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Book details

List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/27/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of illustrations
List of musical examples
Preface
Acknowledgements
Notational conventions
History, Music and Technique
The revival
Arnold Dolmetsch
Other developments
Rediscovery of recorder making
Mass-production
Design problems
The contemporary recorder
Personalities
The recorder worldwide
The recorder
Derivation of the name
Description of the instrument
Musical characteristics
Material
Acoustics
Recorder design
The craft of recorder making
Design innovations
A 'modern' recorder?
Conventional recorder music and the heritage of the Baroque
Early compositions
The 1950s and after
The avant-garde
Earliest examples
New techniques
Other significant compositions
The theatrical element
Focus on the performer
Vocal/instrumental techniques
Graphic scores
Electro-acoustic music
Modern techniques
Non-standard fingerings
Articulation
Vibrato
Special effects
Conclusions
The recorder in amateur and educational music
Repertoire
Compositions of stature
The recorder now
Settling down
New ground
Non-standard fingerings
Select Catalogue of Twentieth-Century Recorder Music
Index to catalogue
Publishers and Music Information Centres
Bibliography
General index