DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY, CERAMICS, TEXTILES

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Sounds Of The Silk Road: Musical Instruments Of Asia

Musical Instruments of Asia

Text by Mitchell Clark.

From the cymbals and gongs used by Chinese priests use to invoke deities to the oboes and drums of Turkish weddings, music and its related instruments are an integral part of life throughout Asia. Sounds of the Silk Road surveys the instruments of Asia and the traditions that have engendered them, offering the reader ways to approach these often unfamiliar objects and the music they produce. This beautiful book is the first to deal with this topic in such depth and breadth, and is the first to feature of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's world-renowned collection of Asian instruments. Each chapter focuses on a specific country's musical traditions and instruments. Some 50 instruments are highlighted, ranging from silk-stringed zithers to shell trumpets and from double-headed drums made from human skulls to the complex Javanese gamelan. Intended for the general reader, this visually stunning volume introduces the uses, sounds, history, playing technique, decoration and symbolism of Asia's skillfully crafted and fascinatingly diverse musical instruments.
Sounds Of The Silk Road: Musical Instruments Of Asia

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