Instruments | Orchestral Percussion | Modern Era | Classical
The percussionists of the twentieth century often found themselves faced by an array of different instruments whose only common theme is that they are all idiophones: they are played by being struck. Some of these are known as ‘tuned percussion’, because the beaten sound is actually tuned to a specific note. Some are known as ‘untuned percussion’, since the pitch is indefinite and could not usefully be written anywhere specific on the stave.
An extensive music information resource, bringing together the talents and expertise of a wide range of editors and musicologists, including Stanley Sadie, Charles Wilson, Paul Du Noyer, Tony Byworth, Bob Allen, Howard Mandel, Cliff Douse, William Schafer, John Wilson...
Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and more. Flame Tree has been making encyclopaedias and guides about music for over 20 years. Now Flame Tree Pro brings together a huge canon of carefully curated information on genres, styles, artists and instruments. It's a perfect tool for study, and entertaining too, a great companion to our music books.
The ultimate story of a life of rock music, from the 1950s to the present day.
Fantastic new, unofficial biography covers
his life, music, art and movies, with a
sweep of incredible photographs.