Antique Brass Wind Instruments
Identification and Value Guide
ISBN10: 076430027X ISBN13: 9780764300271 Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd Published: Jan 1 1998 Pages: 160 Weight: 1.30lbs. Height: 11.00" Width: 8.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Collecting antique brass musical instruments involves a fascinating and wide range of subjects, including music history, art history, political history, industrial history, and changing aesthetics. Designed for musical instrument collectors and those who regularly encounter antique brass musical instruments made before 1920, this book features more than 100 original line drawings from musical instrument catalogs as well as interesting new information regarding these instruments. Readers with a background or interest in music and musical instruments will find this book a valuable resource for years to come and one that will enhance their knowledge and collection. Antique Brass Wind Instruments also includes a helpful value guide, a glossary of terms, a bibliography of scholarly reference books, and several appendices of particular interest to beginning collectors.