World musical instruments: Musikinstrumente der welt

Da Gandra, Maria and Neck, Maaike van (2008) World musical instruments: Musikinstrumente der welt. Pepin Press (Agile Rabbit Editions).

View this record at
Official URL:


This book is an extraordinary pictorial dictionary of musical instruments from around the world, containing over 1500 drawings. Each instrument has been selected to provide a balanced historical overview of musical development: aerophones, idiophones, membranophones, chordophones, mechanical and electrical instruments are all equally represented. All of the drawings have been created specifically for the book and details such as strings, frets and keys, together with characteristic decorative patterns, have been painstakingly reproduced. With preface by author and musician Bart Hopkin and introduction by Andrew Haslam, Head of Visual Communication at the University of Brighton Faculty of Arts. Translated into 8 languages and distributed in 26 countries.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: NC Drawing Design Illustration
Members: University for the Creative Arts
Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 12:54

Actions (login required)

Edit Item Edit Item