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Early Horn A Practical Guide

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ISBN-10: 0521635594

ISBN-13: 9780521635592

Edition: 2000

Authors: John Humphries, Colin Lawson, Robin Stowell

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This introduction to the early horn provides a historical account of the instrument's development during the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as a practical guide to playing techniques and principles of interpretation.
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Book details

List price: $38.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/6/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 150
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

John Humphries is the former editor of the Western Mail and the author of several books.

Colin Lawson is Director of the Royal College of Music, London. He has an international profile as a period clarinettist and has played principal in most of Britain's leading period orchestras, notably The Hanover Band, the English Concert and the London Classical Players, with whom he has recorded extensively and toured world-wide. Described by Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung as 'a brilliant, absolutely world-class player' he has appeared as a soloist in many international venues, including London's major concert halls and New York's Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. His recent discography includes two volumes of sonatas by Lef�vre in their original scoring for C clarinet and cello.…    

Introduction
Historical background
Equipment
Technique
The language of musical style
Case studies