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Turner, Barrie Carson

Summary: Describes eighteen stringed instruments from all over the world including the violin, mandolin, moon guitar, and koto.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smart Apple Media 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 787.19 TUR

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Summary: Cort’s oldest acoustic series, the Standard Series defines superb performance and value for the money. The Standard Series guitars are affordable but offer good solid performance for beginners and hobbyists alike in a variety of models with different types of features for any playing situation. AD810 features Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides, Merbau fingerboard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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Gruhn, George.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miller Freeman Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 787.87 GRU

Summary: Learn how you can create infectious, driving rhythms and syncopations in a wide variety of musical styles. The percussive bowing techniques taught produce exciting grooves that can be used to accompany genres from bluegrass to rock.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Homespun Video 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 787.2 STR

Summary: Though the violins of Antonio Stradivarius and Guarneri del Gesu remain the gold standard for concert musicians, their prices-often in the millions-and their scarcity place them beyond the use of all but a handful of soloists. This NewsHour program looks at Samuel Zygmuntowicz, the master violin-maker whose replicas and original designs fetch

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Since India's ancient times, music has been considered a potent vehicle for attaining nirvana, spiritual salvation. This intriguing program provides an overview of the history of Indian classical music, from its divine origins to the present day, showcasing popular stringed, wind, and percussion instruments such as the sitar, sarangi, veena, tambora, and sarod; the flute, shehnai, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The biwa, a pear-shaped, wooden lute, is played using a triangular plectrum. With no structured tuning, the instrument is adjusted to complement the player's voice, allowing for a highly personalized music. This program showcases the sounds of one of Japan's oldest stringed instruments through performances by Yoshiko Sakata, a noted biwa player and composer who plays both traditional songs and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Thile, Chris

Summary: Chris Thile's new studio album features ten songs originally written as Songs of the Week on A Prairie Home Companion. Thile manned almost all of the stringed instruments and is joined by guest singers Sarah Jarosz, Gaby Moreno, and Aoife O'Donovan.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nonesuch 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK THI

Summary: The roots and foreign branches of the guitar-family tree. The program looks at the more important of the many relatives of this instrument.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: No other instrument has been as important to the history of Western music as the piano. Since its invention in Florence three hundred years ago, the piano has become many things to many people-a bridge between the worlds of classical and popular music and the ultimate composer's companion. This program traces the ancestry of the instrument and the history of those composers who championed its...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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