The World Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments

Author(s): Max Wade-Matthews


A comprehensive encyclopedia of musical instruments, covering all sections of the orchestra, the voice, as well as historical rare and non-Western instruments.

Includes information on the history of the orchestra - from medieval consorts, baroque and classical orchestras, through to the modern symphony orchestra we know today.

Explores other forms of music, such as folk, country and jazz, brass and military bands, and pop groups.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781843096948
  • : Hermes House
  • : Hermes House
  • : January 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Max Wade-Matthews
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 256