index of musical wind-instrument makers

by G. Langwill

Publisher: Lyndesay G. Langwill, 7 Dick Place in Edinburgh

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Bibliography: p. 196-210.

Other titlesMusical wind-instrument makers.
Statementby Lyndesay G. Langwill.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
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William Waterhouse (18 February – 5 November ) was a distinguished English bassoonist and played with notable orchestras, was a member of the Melos Ensemble, professor at the Royal Northern College of Music, author of the Yehudi Menuhin Music Guide "Bassoon", of The New Langwill Index, and contributor to the New Grove Dictionary of Died: 5 November (aged 76), Florence, Italy.

Langwill and his Index' IN June the late Lyndesay Langwill announced in thisJournal2 his intention to publish 'An Index of Musical Wind Instrument Makers'. This book has since come to be universally recognized as indispensable in its field as a work of reference. This article will attempt to show how.

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PERIODICALS 2 Eric Halfpenny, 'The Berkswell Cello', GSJ XXXVII (), p. Ibid, loc. cit. and op. cit. are to be avoided. In subsequent citations of the. These papers (described more fully below), compiled for use in William Waterhouse’s book, The New Langwill Index: A Dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers and Inventors (London: T.

Bingham, ), provide a rich source of information on approximately makers and dealers of woodwind and brasswind musical instruments who were active in the United States (and in the. The new Langwill index: a dictionary of musical wind-instrument makers and inventors William Waterhouse, Lyndesay Graham Langwill Tony Bingham, - Art - pages.

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Wind instrument, any musical instrument that uses air as the primary vibrating medium for the production of sound. General considerations Classification. Wind instruments exhibit great diversity in structure and sonority and have been prominent in the music of all cultures since prehistoric times.

A system of classification of these instruments must reflect and categorize. The dulcian is a double-reed wind instrument of the Renaissance period.

It is the predecessor of the modern-day bassoon. Because it was expensive, it was more likely to be owned by aristocrats and royalty than an average musician.

Replicas are available today for people interested in playing Baroque- and Renaissance-period music.The New Langwill Index: A Dictionary of Musical Wind-instrument Makers and Inventors, William Waterhouse, Tony Bingham,Size: 24KB.Organology (from Greek: ὄργανον – organon, "instrument" and λόγος – logos, "study") is the science of musical instruments and their classifications.

It embraces study of instruments' history, instruments used in different cultures, technical aspects of how instruments produce sound, and musical instrument is a degree of overlap between organology.