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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...
Composer
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...
Composer
... 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. ...
... 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.

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. ...
... 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...
Author
... 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. ...
... . 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 ...
... Introduces experimental musical instruments described as scraped idiophones and examines their ...
... Reports that Steinway Musical Instruments, the parent company of Steinway & Sons and the Selmer ... Company, has signed an agreement to acquire United Musical instruments from Bernhard Muskantor. Notes ...
... Provides guidelines for insuring musical instruments, in particular violins, noting that musical ... pitfalls of coinsurance. Includes a list of five U.S. insurers of musical instruments. ... instruments increase in value over time. Discusses insurance appraisals and obtaining appraisals for ...
... experimental musical instruments which were made in Chicago in 1901. ...
... Presents an account of author's personal experience with rubber balloons as musical instruments ... have used balloons as musical instruments and discusses some aspects of balloon playing techniques. ...
... Focuses on musical reconstructions of surviving notations from ancient Greece and comments on the ... reconstructions of instruments as reflected in five sound recordings. Includes discography. ...
... Galaxy Instruments' Galaxy X synthesizer is reviewed. ...