Instrument modifications and extended techniques

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    • Publication Information:
      Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
    • Publication Date:
      2014
    • Abstract:
      The instrumentarium of Western music throughout its history has been in a state of continuous change, and every type and period of music has given rise to its own modifications of existing instruments and playing techniques. The desire for instruments capable of greater range, volume, and dynamic control as well as for fresh timbres and easier playing techniques has led not only to the use of new materials and changes in design but also to the invention of new instruments, many of which, introduced by manufacturers seeking to promote their products through claims of novelty, have achieved small success and are now regarded as little more than curiosities. These developments form the matter of other articles in this dictionary, in which the evolution of individual instruments to their present state is described. The 20th century and early 21st saw an unprecedented expansion in the instrumentarium, especially electronic, and a host of new approaches by composers and performers to the use of existing instruments....
    • ISBN:
      978-1-56159-263-0
      1-56159-263-3
    • Accession Number:
      10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463
    • Online Access: https://doi.org/10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463
    • Accession Number:
      edsomo.90000329463
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      DAVIES, H. author. Instrument modifications and extended techniques. Oxford Music Online, [s. l.], 2014. DOI 10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsomo&AN=edsomo.90000329463. Acesso em: 27 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Davies H author. Instrument modifications and extended techniques. Oxford Music Online. 2014. doi:10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463
    • APA:
      Davies, H. author. (2014). Instrument modifications and extended techniques. Oxford Music Online. https://doi.org/10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Davies, Hugh, author. 2014. “Instrument Modifications and Extended Techniques.” Oxford Music Online. doi:10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463.
    • Harvard:
      Davies, H. author (2014) ‘Instrument modifications and extended techniques’, Oxford Music Online. doi: 10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Davies, H author 2014, ‘Instrument modifications and extended techniques’, Oxford Music Online, viewed 27 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Davies, Hugh, author. “Instrument Modifications and Extended Techniques.” Oxford Music Online, 2014. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Davies, Hugh, author. “Instrument Modifications and Extended Techniques.” Oxford Music Online, 2014. doi:10.1093/omo/9781561592630.013.90000329463.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Davies H author. Instrument modifications and extended techniques. Oxford Music Online [Internet]. 2014 [cited 2020 Oct 27]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsomo&AN=edsomo.90000329463