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Instruments and the Imagination
Language: un
Pages: 352
Authors: Thomas L. Hankins, Robert J. Silverman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Thomas Hankins and Robert Silverman investigate an array of instruments from the seventeenth through the nineteenth century that seem at first to be marginal to science--magnetic clocks that were said to operate by the movements of sunflower seeds, magic lanterns, ocular harpsichords (machines that played different colored lights in harmonious
Musical Instruments of the Western World
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Emanuel Winternitz
Categories: Musical instruments
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher:

Books about Musical Instruments of the Western World
Instruments in Print
Language: en
Pages: 107
Authors: Silvia De Renzi
Categories: Scientific apparatus and instruments
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

Books about Instruments in Print
Instruments of Translation
Language: en
Pages: 54
Authors: Cambridge Latin Therapy Group
Categories: Clocks and watches
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Books about Instruments of Translation
Music of the past, instruments and imagination
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Michael Latcham
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

This volume presents the proceedings of the second International Congress organised in Lausanne by the harmoniques Foundation and held in the Spring of 2004. The papers were given by experts on brass and stringed keyboard instruments. The emphasis was on a variety of historical instrument-making traditions and on the history