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Brass scholarship in review; proceedings.

9781576471050

Brass scholarship in review; proceedings.

International Conference on Brass Scholarship in Review (1999: Paris, France) Ed. by Stewart Carter.

Pendragon Press

2006

306 pages

$62.00

Hardcover

Bucina: the Historic Brass Society series; no.6

ML933

This publication contains the papers from the proceedings of the Historic Brass Society Conference, held in 1999 in Paris. Fourteen papers and two reports on discussion sessions are included and address research, pedagogy, performance, and conservation. Contributors are performers, teachers, scholars, museum curators, an engineer, and a dentist (who discusses embouchure). Papers describe performers, repertoire, and instruments; trombone ensembles of the Moravian Brethren in America; Schubert's ideas about the cornett; Adolphe Sax and the Paris Opera; editions and publishers; performance techniques; acoustics; and brass playing before globalization.

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