Encyclopedia of percussion / edited by John H. Beck Beck, John, 1933-

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Beck, John, 1933-
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Encyclopedias.; Percussion instruments - Encyclopedias.; MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Piano & Keyboard.
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"Percussion: An Encyclopedia, 2nd edition, updates and enlarges one of Routledge's most successful music-reference works. The only comprehensive encyclopedia covering all of the major percussion instruments, the volume is divided into 4 major sections: an alphabetical dictionary of percussion instruments and terms; illustrations of key percussion instruments; longer, individual articles on key members of the percussion family, from Bass Drum to Xylophone, written by leading percussionists and scholars; and finally, several appendices of terms and symbols and a comprehensive bibliography. This new edition is expanded to include new research in the field as well as increased coverage of electronic and world percussion instruments."--Publisher description. "Encyclopedia of Percussion, Second Edition, updates and expands one of Routledge's most successful music reference works. The only comprehensive encyclopedia covering all of the major percussion instruments, the volume is divided into four major sections. The first is an alphabetical dictionary of percussion instruments and terms. In addition to the terms that appear in the first edition, the revised glossary contains a variety of world percussion terms. The second part features photographs of key percussion instruments. In part three, individual articles on key members of the percussion family, from bass drum to xylophone, written by leading percussionists and scholars, give fuller treatment to the history and pedagogy of each instrument. Finally, several appendices offer symbols, a table showing English, French, German, and Italian names for each percussion instrument, and a comprehensive bibliography."--BOOK JACKET.
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