Encyclopedia of Percussion

Encyclopedia of Percussion

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The Encyclopedia of Percussion is an extensive guide to percussion instruments, organized for research as well as general knowledge. Focusing on idiophones and membranophones, it covers in detail both Western and non-Western percussive instruments. These include not only instruments whose usual sound is produced percussively (like snare drums and triangles), but those whose usual sound is produced concussively (like castanets and claves) or by friction (like the cuAsca and the liona€™s roar). The expertise of contributors have been used to produce a wide-ranging list of percussion topics. The volume includes: (1) an alphabetical listing of percussion instruments and terms from around the world; (2) an extensive section of illustrations of percussion instruments; (3) thirty-five articles covering topics from Basel drumming to the xylophone; (4) a list of percussion symbols; (5) a table of percussion instruments and terms in English, French, German, and Italian; and (6) an updated section of published writings on methods for percussion.Manual cymbals in orchestral percussion parts, indicates a pair of cymbals struck together. ... 405. Maquina de trueno (Sp), thunder sheet, thunder machine. Maquina de viento (Sp), wind machine. Mar. abbrev. for ... Marimba de arco a marimba without legs, suspended from the performera#39;s body on an arched bough.


Title:Encyclopedia of Percussion
Author: John H. Beck
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-26
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