On Concepts and Classifications of Musical Instruments

Margaret J. Kartomi

On Concepts and Classifications of Musical Instruments
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Margaret J. Kartomi

349 pages | 67 line drawings, 2 halftones | © 1990
Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780226425498 Published November 1990
Kartomi first moves through a culture-specific inspection of several societies in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and then, synthesizing current ethnomusicological trends, proceeds to make a large-scale comparative study of classification schemes and the concepts which govern them.

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