The Orchestra

The Orchestra

Origins and Transformations

Book - 2000
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A collection of 23 essays, edited by Joan Peyser and written by specialists in the field of classical music, offering a perspective on the orchestra and its history. This history documents the development of the orchestra from its antecedents in the late 15th century to its current status as the repository of Western symphonic music. Organized chronologically, the essays offer insights into the historical, aesthetic and technical forces that have shaped the 20th century symphony orchestra.
Publisher: New York : Billboard Books, 2000, c1986.
ISBN: 9780823083855
Branch Call Number: 784/.2/Orc 6173cg 1
Characteristics: ix, 646 p. : music.
Additional Contributors: Peyser, Joan


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