The Clarinet in the Classical Period

The Clarinet in the Classical Period

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A comprehensive study of the clarinet in use through the classical period, 1760 to 1830, a period of intensive musical experimentation. The book provides a detailed review and analysis of construction, design, materials, and makers of clarinets. Rice also explores how clarinet construction and performance practice developed in tandem with the musical styles of the period.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 160 x 236.2 x 33mm | 589.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 7 halftones, numerous line drawings and music examples
  • 019514483X
  • 9780195144833

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Encyclopedic in scope, the book is truly a one-stop source of information on the Classical era clarinet....Rice does an excellent job of bringing together everything that is known about the Classical clarinet. * Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society *show more

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