10 That Will Make Your Instrument Sound Louder, Better, and Easier to Pl
String Instrument Setups: 10 That Will Make Your Instrument Sound Louder, Better, and Easier to Play is your encyclopaedia of all the latest information which can improve the sound of string instruments.
A Stowaway Ukulele Revealed: Richard Konter and the Byrd Polar Expedition is the unlikely and compelling story of a globe-trotting, ukulele-strumming, Brooklyn sailor named Richard Konter and his famous autographed instrument.
(Reference). Veteran musician and educator Mick Goodrick presents practical information for guitarists who want to improve their playing technique and style and simply become better musicians. Rather than a step-by-step method book, the information is presented in a general essay format, discussing ways that the various techniques covered may be ......
The Full Story from Orchestras to Bluegrass to the Modern Revival
(Book). When large numbers of students from Spain arrived in New York in 1880, they introduced the American public to a new instrument the mandolin. Spanning more than a century, this book chronicles the national mandolin craze that swept across the nation and the evolution of the instrument in America to the present day. Eclipsing the banjo and ......
Although the ukulele has always been popular - even when cast to the grass-skirt ghetto of luaus and limbo contests - the current craze for this instrument has put the four-string cousin of the guitar into the hands of veteran musicians and young hipsters alike. This book begins with how the uke came to the mainland United States from Hawaii.
Offers information spanning a range of fiddle playing, from the spike fiddles of Africa and Asia to the Chinese Erhu, the fabulous Indian Sarangi and the mysterious Norwegian Hardingfele. This book looks at some of the most commonly played styles among fiddlers. It answers the question, 'What's the difference between a fiddle and a violin?'.
Offers string players at various levels useful information on auditioning and buying a new instrument, bow, and strings. This book contains chapters on maintenance and tuning, as well as background information on the family, the history, and the production of the instruments, a glossary and an index, and interactive Tipcodes.
Illustrated Step-by-Step Instructions for Bow Rehairing, Repair and Rest
(Technical Reference). A must for instrument owners, this guide provides illustrated step-by-step instructions for bow rehairing, repair and restoration of the violin, viola, cello and string bass. Features more than 100 richly detailed illustrations!