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The Bassoon and Contrabassoon - LANGWILL, Lyndesay G

Ernest Benn, 1975, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Price Clipped.

The early chapters deal with the origins and historical development of the bassoon, with a wealth of detail, illustrations, and fingering charts. The work of Almenrader, the Heckels, Adler, Jancourt, and Triebert is emphasised for their part in the progress made during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with improvements in keywork and design. Full account is taken, too, of how the bassoon has been employed by various composers from 1600 until the present day. Illustrated with 23 pages of plates and line drawings.
Size: 8vo Demy (22 x 14cm Approx.)
Number of Pages: 269
ISBN: 0510365019

£46.00 (Now Sold)