Coupon
Harmonicas, Harps and Heavy Breathers : The Evolution of the People's Instrument
by Kim Field


Overview - The harmonica is one of the most important, yet overlooked, instruments in music. This definitive volume celebrates the history of the world's most popular musical device, its impact on various forms of music, folk, country, blues, rock, jazz and classical music.  Read more...

 
Paperback - Revised Ed.
  • $18.95

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock Online.

Free Shipping is not available for this item.
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 14 copies from $9.64
 
eBook
Retail Price: $17.99
$13.00

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

Download

 
 
 

More About Harmonicas, Harps and Heavy Breathers by Kim Field
 
 
 
Overview
The harmonica is one of the most important, yet overlooked, instruments in music. This definitive volume celebrates the history of the world's most popular musical device, its impact on various forms of music, folk, country, blues, rock, jazz and classical music. The author traces the development of the harmonica from the ancient Chinese sheng to futuristic harmonica sythesizers. Nearly seventy harmonica masters are profiled including Stevie Wonder, Little Walter, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Reed, Charlie McCoy, Sonny Terry, and John Popper. This updated edition includes an extensive new afterword, an expanded discography of the finest harmonica recordings, and a listing of the best harmonica resources on the internet.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780815410201
  • ISBN-10: 0815410204
  • Publisher: Cooper Square Press
  • Publish Date: February 2000
  • Page Count: 370
  • Dimensions: 9.29 x 6.16 x 0.93 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.19 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Music > Musical Instruments - Woodwinds

 
BAM Customer Reviews