The Brass Instrument Owner's Handbook by Michael J. PagliaroThe Brass Instrument Owner's Handbook by Michael J. Pagliaro

The Brass Instrument Owner's Handbook

byMichael J. Pagliaro

Paperback | September 13, 2016

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The Brass Instrument Owner's Handbook is the second in a series of musical instrument owner's handbooks. Following the structure of The String Instrument Owner's Handbook (2015), this book provides professionals, musicians, teachers, students, and individuals interested in brass instruments with an abundance of knowledge. A touchstone work for both uninitiated and advanced players, The Brass Instrument Owner's Handbook provides a roadmap for every step of the owning process from selecting and buying (or renting) to maintaining, repairing, modifying, upgrading, and even re-selling your instrument. Chapters answer such questions as: Where did these instruments come from? What are the different kinds of historical and contemporary brass instruments? How do these instruments work? Who makes them and how? How do I choose and buy a brass instrument? How do I rent one? How do I take care of my brass instrument? And so much more. The book also provides readers with an instrument diary and in-depth glossary of terms.This work is an invaluable addition to the libraries of not only every professional brass player, but also of students, teachers, technicians, and parents.
Michael J. Pagliaro, Sc.D. is certified by the New York State Department of Education as a Teacher of Music (grades K-12), Supervisor of Secondary Education, Secondary School Principal, and by the New York City Board of Education as Teacher of Orchestral Music. He is the author of nine books, the most recent being The Musical Instrumen...
Title:The Brass Instrument Owner's HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 10.08 × 6.9 × 0.53 inPublished:September 13, 2016Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1442274018

ISBN - 13:9781442274013

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Table of Contents

1. An Overview of the History of Music2. Sound Production 3. Non-fretted String Instruments Defined4. The History of Non-fretted String Instruments5. How Non-fretted Instruments Work6. Brass Instruments Defined7. The History of Brass Instruments8. How Brass Instruments Work9. Woodwind Instruments Defined 10. The History of Woodwind Instruments11. How Woodwind Instrument Work12. Percussion Instruments Defined13. The History of Percussion Instruments14. How Percussion Instruments Work15. Form in Music16. Music Theory17. Ensembles 18. Anatomy of an Opera19. The Role of the Conductor20. Conclusion