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Catalogue of the musical instruments in the collection of Percival R. Kirby

Percival R. Kirby

Catalogue of the musical instruments in the collection of Percival R. Kirby

by Percival R. Kirby

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Published by Africana Museum in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical instruments -- Catalogs and collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Margaret M. de Lange.
    ContributionsLange, Margaret M. de., Africana Museum (Johannesburg, South Africa)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML462.J6 A54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[7], 155 l.
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5657216M
    LC Control Number68101415

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Catalogue of the musical instruments in the collection of Percival R. Kirby by Percival R. Kirby Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Percival Kirby Collection (Colonial Music Archive) is a collection of colonial music archives which contains the native Races of South Africa. Housed at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, the collection has a book which was published by Oxford University Press in and it remains as a major reference on the subject.

First published as Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa inthe book was the culmination of research trips undertaken by Percival Kirby. It became the standard reference on indigenous South African musical : The Kirby Collection is a unique and irreplaceable assembly of more than musical instruments, most of which were used in Southern Africa beforemany pre-dating urbanization.

This collection and his research became the basis of his book The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa (publisher Oxford University Press, ).

This book still remains the standard reference on the subject. The Collection comprises more than musical instruments, the majority. The Musical Instruments of the Indigenous People of South Africa Book Description: Percival Kirby was a musician and ethnomusicologist and for many years head of the music department at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

The musical instruments of the native races of South Africa / by Percival R. Kirby Kirby, Percival R. (Percival Robson), [ Book: ]. Kirby Collection (SA Collection of Music) is an internationally recognized collection of South African music gathered by the late Scottish Professor Percival Kirby after his arrival in South Africa in the early 's.

Aware that the music of many local communities was dying out under western influence, he undertook an extensive study of the music practices of South African.

PERCIVAL KIRB: rdMusical Instruments of the Indigenous People of South Africa, 3 edition (Review by Noel Lobley) SABINE KATHARINA KLAUS: Trumpets and other High Brass: A History Inspired by the Joe R.

and Joella F. Utley Collection. Volume 2, Ways File Size: KB. Percival Kirby ’ s wax cylinders: elegy on archiving a deaf spot. and Percival Kirby were acquired in conjunction with the main collection of musical instruments, bur- Author: Niklas Zimmer.

Catalogue of the musical instruments in the collection of Percival R. Kirby. Johannesburg, Africana Museum, (OCoLC) Online version: Kirby, Percival R. (Percival Robson), Catalogue of the musical instruments in the collection of Percival R.

Kirby. Johannesburg, Africana Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa by Kirby, Percival R. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, Second Edition.

Hardcover. Very good. pp +73plates in black andExlibrary with the usual markings. A very good copy in the original blue cloth binding.

Front inner hinge cracked. Musical instruments that start with the letter r: rattle rauschpfeife rebec recorder rectangle reed rhaita ruan (Chinese lute) rudra veena (ancient Hindu string instrument) ryuteki (Japanese bamboo flute).

View the Kirby Musical Instruments Collection on the Digital Collections website. Michael Nixon is a Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology and African Music at the South African College of Music, and Curator of the Kirby Collection of Musical Instruments.

He has been a student and performer of Indian classical music since Percival R. Kirby, Professor of Music at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Author of The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa. PDF Published How to Cite Hottentot and Bantu”. African Music: Journal of the International Library of African Music, Vol. 2, no. 4, Maypp. Sigal Collection: ALBERT R. RICE Obituaries: Rob Van Acht, André P.

Larson, Kenneth Mobbs Book Reviews in GSJ LXXI (Editors: Bradley Strauchen-Scherer & Mimi Waitzman): TONY BINGHAM & ANTHONY TURNER: Metronomes and Musical Time: Catalogue of the Tony Bingham Collection at the exhibition auf Takt. held in the Museum für Musik, Basel (Review by File Size: KB.

The Indonesian Origin of Certain African Musical Instruments by Percival R Kirby is a reprint taken from African Studies a quarterly journal devoted to the study of African Cultures, government and languages, Number 1, Professor Kirby's interest in the similarities of the instruments began in the 's.

4 pages of b&w plates. The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press,second edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, cm by 25cm, xxiii, pp. plus 73 pages of plates (Black and white photographs).

The collection is fully described in the Kirby Collection Catalogue housed at the SAHRA Offices and the Department of Music at the University of Cape Town.

SIGNIFICANCE. The Percival R Kirby Collection consists of musical instruments, the majority. Musical instruments of the indigenous people of South Africa. One of the greatest South African musicologists and ethnomusicologists, Percival R.

Kirby was concerned about the demise of traditional cultural practices of African people. Brief demonstrations of the 21 different musical instruments I have in my house. Musicals Sheet Music & Songbooks From Broadway to the West End for vocalists & instrumentalists, Musicroom has the largest catalogue of music books and sheet music online.

Explore our selection of arrangements for various instruments including guitar, choir and strings for all the hit shows.Which musical instruments begin with the letter 'r'? Percival R. Kirby has written: 'Catalogue of the musical instruments in the collection of Prof.

Percival R. Kirby'.Search the catalogue for collection items held by the National Library of Australia New Search eResources User Lists Feedback Help Collection Delivery Times Visitor Update: COVID Ask a Librarian Due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID) the Library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice.