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The natural history of the musical bow

Henry Balfour

The natural history of the musical bow

a chapter in the developmental history of stringed instruments of music

by Henry Balfour

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Published by Longwood Press in Portland, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical bow

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1899 ed. published by Clarendon Press, Oxford.

    Statementby Henry Balfour.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML755 .B18 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4890375M
    ISBN 100893410063
    LC Control Number76022326
    OCLC/WorldCa2785361

    The Natural History Book的书评 (全部 6 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 老乔姆斯基 /10(). THE MASTER VIOLINS Made by Ernst Heinrich Roth Antique Musical String Instrument Reference BookScarce Biographical order 32 page catalogue from the 's Scherl & Roth Inc. Exclusive Importers, profusely illustrated with pictures of Violins & bow models as well supplies offered for sale also noting the pricing at time of ion commensurate to age used, .

    Dance music violinists in Italy played with a French hold for example. The bow hold was related to the type of music and bow. Bow holds weren’t standardized at all: it wasn’t even unusual to bow with the left hand. French violin bow hold The bow hold was rather tensed in these days as the thumb was still used to tighten the bow hair. Musical instrument, any device for producing musical sound. The principal types of such instruments, classified by the method of producing sound, are percussion, stringed, keyboard, wind, and electronic. Learn more about the characteristics and classification of musical instruments in this article.

    Natural rattles (for example gourds with their dried seeds inside) are also certainly used for music from the earliest times. Woodwind and strings: 10, BC In the next years, up to the start of recorded history, many other musical instruments are developed.   These are some pretty Vintage Ribbon Images! Today I’m offering 4 versions of these lovely Bows. These were scanned from an Antique French Catalog that contains all kinds of Drapery Hardware.


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The natural history of the musical bow by Henry Balfour Download PDF EPUB FB2

Page 20 - A musical instrument sometimes seen is made by stretching a thin string to a bent bow, about three feet long, passed through half a gouard, the open end of which rests against the performer's bare stomach.

The string is struck with a thin slip of cane or palm-leaf stem held in the right hand, and a finger of the left, which holds the instrument, is laid occasionally on the string.

The natural history of the musical bow; a chapter in the developmental history of stringed instruments of music. Primitive types. The Natural History of the Musical Bow Hardcover – January 1, by Henry Balfour (Author) Be the first to review this item.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, Author: Henry Balfour. The Natural History of the Musical Bow is an article from The American Naturalist, Volume View more articles from The American this. Get this from a library.

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The musical bow (bowstring or string bow) is a simple string instrument used by a number of South African peoples, which is also found in the Americas via slave trade.

It consists of a flexible, usually wooden, stick to 10 feet ( to 3 m) long, and strung end to end with a taut cord, usually metal. It can be played with the hands or a wooden stick or branch.

Henry Balfour published The Natural History of the Musical Bow: A Chapter in the Developmental History of Stringed Instruments of Music in This volume includes an encyclopedic description of dozens of musical bows arranged geographically.

It helps corroborate some of the posterior research done, and posits with some evidenceAuthor: Nathan W Watson.

Musical bow, stringed musical instrument found in most archaic cultures as well as in many in the present day. It consists of a flexible stick to 10 feet ( to 3 m) long, strung end to end with a taut cord that the player plucks or taps to produce a weak fundamental note.

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In music, a bow / b oʊ / is a tensioned stick which has hair (usually horse-tail hair) coated in rosin (to facilitate friction) affixed to is moved across some part of a musical instrument to cause vibration, which the instrument emits as vast majority of bows are used with string instruments, such as the violin, although some bows are used with musical saws and other.

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South American bow (pl. 5, fig. 22).A black longbow of palma brava. It is square in cross-section and has the usual rope string of this type. The excess is bound about the upper limb in a decorative way, which shows that the archer had no conception of what is required of a bow for strong shooting.

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The Natural History of the Musical Bow, Henry Balfour in American Anthropologist, Vol.2, No.1 (Jan. ) pp. The Drum and its Role in Yoruba Religion, Ademola Adegbite, Journal of Religion in Africa, Vol, No.1,pp. Information and translations of musical bow in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web.

Login. The The musical bow is a simple string musical instrument present in most archaic cultures as well as many in the present day.

so this use certainly has a long history. Musical bows are still used in a number of.Check the HISTORY show schedule and find out when your favorite shows are airing. Find cast bios, videos, and exclusive content on The origins of language The suspicion does not appear improbable that the progenitors of man, either the males or females, or both sexes, before they had acquired the power of expressing their mutual love in articulate language, endeavoured to charm each other with musical notes and rhythm.

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