A History of the Baryton and Its Music: King of Instruments, Instrument of Kings

A History of the Baryton and Its Music: King of Instruments, Instrument of Kings

By: Carol A. Gartrell (author)Hardback

More than 4 weeks availability

Description

This publication examines the unique Baroque stringed instrument, the baryton, from its origin in the early 17th century to the present day, using evidence gleaned from extant instruments, manuscript sources, and contemporary accounts. The book offers guidance on playing technique, information on design and manufacture, descriptions and photos of existing instruments, and a repertoire of hitherto unpublished music.

Create a review

About Author

Carol A. Gartrell is Deputy Head of the School of Performance and Screen Studies and Teaching Fellow at Kingston University in Surrey.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780810869172
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780810869172
  • weight: 1080
  • ISBN10: 0810869179

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close