The Oboe and The Bassoon (Gunther Joppig) soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: B. T. Batsford, 1988, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour plates; Black & white drawings; Diagrams; Musical scores;
From the cover: In this succinct account Gunther Joppig not only details the growth of the oboe and the bassoon over the centuries from the single shawm of ancient Greece, medieval crum-horns and dulcians to modern Heckel and double bassoons, but also discusses their orchestral role today, and their increasing solo repertoire; he then reviews famous oboists and bassoonists of the past 200 years.
With illustrative material including numerous line-drawings, music examples and over 50 phot…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, nick to the top corner of the upper panel with the price clipped. Gift inscription to the first blank.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 223 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Music catalogue?