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  • (Music Instrument) A musical instrument is constructed or used for the purpose of making the sounds of music. In principle, anything that produces sound can serve as a musical instrument. The history of musical instruments dates back to the beginnings of human culture.
    antique
  • A collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age
  • shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday"
  • old-timer: an elderly man
  • made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture"
antique music instruments - Traditional Japanese
Traditional Japanese Music and Musical Instruments (Yamaguchi Kan Series)
Traditional Japanese Music and Musical Instruments (Yamaguchi Kan Series)
When William Malm published his wide-ranging study of traditional Japanese music in 1959, it was the first time in the twentieth century that such a work had been brought out in a Western language.

Malm's book has still not been replaced as the single most interesting and authoritative text on the subject. But until now it was never revised or updated, nor were its illustrations ever changed. With the present publication, however, an extensively improved edition that includes a CD of sample music has been made available.

Professor Malm's aim has always been to attract the layman reader as well as the musicologist, which has given this book its strength and durability. The writing is clear, lively, and informed, the scope of his study being broadened by frequent comparisons with other traditions, East and West. Accompanying it all is a generous number of drawings and photographs of the players and their various instruments.

The book opens with a brisk and eloquent history of Japan's musical life, then moves on to its religious music, Shinto, Buddhist, and Christian; its court music; the music of the noh drama; and the music of specific instruments: biwa, shakuhachi, koto, and shamisen. After examining the components of kabuki music, it closes with a chapter on folk music, popular musical arts, and the music of other ethnic groups in Japan. For the more technically inclined, there is a detailed appendix on notation systems. Lastly, to put all this in a practical context, a CD is provided, giving nineteen examples of these different genres.

Whether your interest is in a particular form of Japanese music-the marvelous sonority of the bamboo flute, the sharp but wistful sound of the shamisen-or just in music in general, Malm's book will more than satisfy your curiosity.

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ANTIQUE ZEPPLIN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
ANTIQUE ZEPPLIN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
This is a beautiful antique musical instrument called the zepplin. I don't know much about it as i use it only for display--it has wonderful graphics of a zepplin, and two elk with pine cones. It is made of oak and is a string instrument--possibly a zither? If anyone knows more-please leave me a comment!
Antique Polyphon Music Disc Box playing Austrian Military March
Antique Polyphon Music Disc Box playing Austrian Military March
Antique Polyphon music box disc playing circa 1880's house in lovely Walnut cabinet with lovely original litho of children dancing and playing musical instruments-charming! The disc playing here is the Austrian Military March.

antique music instruments
antique music instruments
Antique Brass Wind Instruments: Identification and Value Guide
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.

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