The world encyclopedia of musical instruments

Wade-Matthews, M. and Mival, W. (2000) The world encyclopedia of musical instruments. Lorenz Books, London. ISBN 9781846814754


Authored by Max Wade-Matthews, with William Mival as consultant. An encyclopaedia of musical instruments covering all sections of the orchestra: strings, woodwind and brass, percussion, keyboard and the voice, as well as rare and non-western instruments. The text is set out as a history of music-making, from its discovery to the evolution of the orchestra. For details of the Dutch translation of this book see

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