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Composer:Waterhouse, William (1931-2007)
Instrumentation:Bassoon book
Publisher Ref:9780957285606
How did the early bassoon evolve, and how did early players go about learning it? This new illustrated publication is essential for anyone studying the history of bassoon pedagogy, music education or early bassoon performance.

Price: £10.00
Editor:Kopp, James
Skill Level:N/A
Publisher:Whitehall Press
Year of Issue:2012
ISMN:none specified
How did the early bassoon evolve, and how did early players go about learning it? Written tutors, finger charts, and etudes reveal the instrument’s design, capabilities, and performance practice during a period of more than 200 years.
William Waterhouse spent decades accumulating information on these works, and the full results of his researches are published here for the first time. More than 120 documented publications are described here, along with long-vanished publications and helpful modern writings.
This handsome publication, illustrated with 13 facsimile drawings of bassoons dating between 1780 and 1879, is essential for persons studying the history of bassoon pedagogy, music education, or early bassoon performance.
44 pages, 13 full-page illustrations, secondary bibliography; 29 x 15 mm.

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