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Das Wohltemperierte Clavier, oder Praeludia, und Fugen durch alle Tone und Semitona I
Baroque prelude / fugue

The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846–893, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, composed for solo keyboard by Johann Sebastian Bach. In the German of Bach's time Clavier (keyboard) was a ...

John Cage
John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer, music theorist, writer, philosopher, and artist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical i...
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Harry Partch
Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 – September 3, 1974) was an American composer, music theorist, and creator of musical instruments. He composed using scales of unequal intervals in just intonation, and was one of the first 20th-cent...
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Das wohltemperierte Clavier, oder Praeludia, und Fugen durch alle Tone und Semitona II
Baroque prelude / fugue

The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846–893, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, composed for solo keyboard by Johann Sebastian Bach. In the German of Bach's time Clavier (keyboard) was a ...

... Discusses the basics of selling "unconventional" musical instruments. Covers the qualities of ... commercially viable unconventional instruments, information on production costs and pricing instruments ... at competitive levels, possible methods of marketing such instruments, and other topics. ...
... Introduces experimental musical instruments described as scraped idiophones and examines their ...
... A new C tuba, from British brass instrument designer JP Musical Instrument and Sterling Musical Instruments, is reviewed. ...
Ma mère l'Oye
20th century duo from 1910

Ma mère l'Oye (Mother Goose; "Oye" is correctly capitalized, being a proper name) is a musical work by French composer Maurice Ravel.

Our Bodies. Our Instruments
Chamber Music (1998) Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 20-23, 44, 46, 50, 52-53
... musical instruments. Provides information on techniques used for relaxation by musicians and describes ... ergonomically designed instruments such as the La Pellgrina ergonomic viola. ...
Toccata and Fugue
Baroque toccata & fugue

The Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, is a piece of organ music written, according to its oldest extant sources, by Johann Sebastian Bach. The piece opens with a toccata section, followed by a fugue that ends in ...

... Draws attention to the theft of over 130 musical instruments from the Frank and Meyer Music Store ... instructions for contacting the store if one of the missing instruments is located. ...
... Offers the results of the author's research for fretting stringed musical instruments. Provides ... it differs from traditional theories for fretting stringed instruments. ...
... Discusses how early musical instruments have been modified for modern use, and how many valuable ... instruments have been ruined by use as lamps, flower pots, and storage cabinets. Discusses the ... responsibilities that preservationists and dealers have in protecting old, historically significant instruments. ...
Osmo Tapio Räihälä
Osmo Tapio Everton Räihälä (born January 15, 1964; name sometimes spelled without umlauts) is a Finnish composer of contemporary music. He has mainly written instrumental music for various chamber music line-ups, five concertos...
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... Describes SoundCulture 96, an exhibition of experimental instruments by San Francisco area ... in San Rafael, California. Briefly discusses their careers and their instruments. ...
... Profiles two experimental musical instruments homemade of readily available materials in a very ... basic way: Mailing Tube Drums and Styrocellos, and includes notes on the instruments' construction, design, and sound characteristics. ...
... Briefly discusses examining historical patents for musical instruments. Briefly covers patents for ... cellos and similar instruments using a keyboard and a 1969 patent issued to Raymond A. Kidwell for a mechanical device that plays the bass guitar. ...
... . Notes that the helikon, like many other instruments in Ancient Greece referred to as zithers, was ... not played for musical purposes but merely as a tool in academic demonstrations. Examines the ...
... Discusses the uses of MIDI instruments in the classroom, focusing on the use of the MalletKAT Pro ... as a substitute for more expensive acoustic mallet instruments or non-percussion instruments, such ... as keyboards or electric bass. Notes other uses for the MalletKAT Pro and similar MIDI instruments. ...