Instruments - Category
Instruments Related URLs: - Annotated internet directory, and a help desk for personal assistance with your questions. - The main professional body covering the music industry. Features publication and membership details. - News from the music industry with professional recording and P.A. technology and well as keyboards and percussion product news. [English/Deutsch] - Daily-updated magazine with music releases and news for musicians. - Photographs and audio samples of instruments from around the world, organized alphabetically, geographically, and by type. - Descriptions, photographs, and some sound samples of instruments in Randy Raine-Reusch's large collection. - Photographs, descriptions, and audio samples of traditional instruments and music-related images from the Iberian Peninsula.
- Descriptions and images of the didjeridu, bullroarer, gum-leaf, and clapsticks. - Photographs and descriptions of traditional instruments, article on ensembles, glossary, and bibliography. - Nonprofit organization promoting the free-reed instruments (such as accordion, concertina, reed organ, harmonica, sheng) in classical music. - Chart based on a 1914 scheme by Sachs and von Hornbostel classifies orchestral, folk, and electronic instruments into families. A second chart maps the free-reed family, which includes harmonicas and concertinas, supported by a scholarly history of free-reeds. - Systematic recording project begun in 1980 documenting mechanical music devices from Vienna and Prague, with CDs available for sale beginning in 1999. Headed by Helmut Kowar of Phonogrammarchiv, the audiovisual research archive of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. - Online archives of quarterly journal devoted to interesting and unusual musical instruments and sound sources, along with sales of instruments and guides on how to make and play them. - A table of extremely low musical notes matching frequencies with instruments able to play them. Links to pictures and articles including a subcontrabass clarinet built especially to play C-2, or 4 cycles per second. - An overview of instruments and traditions. - Resource for teachers and students. Modern musical instruments, transposition, concert pitch and best sounding range. - Mailing list that discusses mechanical musical instruments. Of interest to experimental music fans are the threads on Conlon Nancarrow and others. - Devoted to the devices and their use, design, history, and sale with links to museums and related organizations [English/Deutsch]. - Photographs and information about instruments in the extensive collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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