On Concepts and Classifications of Musical Instruments

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationChicago USA
PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
Number of pages349
ISBN (Print)978-0226425498, 0226425495
Publication statusPublished - 1990

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