The glass armonica : the music and the madness / William Zeitler.

Title: 
The glass armonica : the music and the madness / William Zeitler.

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Author/Artist: 
Zeitler, William Wilde.
Publisher: 
San Bernardino, CA : Musica Arcana, 2013.
Description: 
vii, 342 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
134840
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
ML1085.Z48
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
ML1085.Z48
Notes: 
"A history of glass music from the Kama Sutra to modern times, including the glass armonica (also known as the glass harmonica), the musical glasses and the glass harp."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-311) and index.
Complimentary copy ; Musica Arcana ; 2013; 1000138359; 1000138358
Includes information on musical glasses, the verrillon, and shattering glass with sound.
Contents: 
The magic of glass --
A brief history of glass --
Before the musical glasses --
The musical glasses --
Franklin and the glass armonica --
Armonica virtuosi --
Composers and the armonica --
Creative uses of the armonica --
The armonica waxes --
The armonica wanes --
Appendix. Franklin's armonica correspondence.
ISBN: 
9781940630007
1940630002
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG object: 79.3.35, p. 258 (fig. 45).